Contact Information

  • Company: Fire Service Professionals LLC
  • Phone: 678 559 2220
  • Cell: 678 559 2220
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Fire and Slip Trip & Fall

Specialty Focus: NFPA 101 Life Safety Code, Emergency Lighting for Egress Stairs, Stair Design and Construction, Stair Commissioning, Egress, Exits Design and Hardware, Life Safety Codes, Fire Marshal Issues, Construction Permitting, Nuisance Alarm, Fire Protection, Code Enforcement, Alternative code applications

Education: Fire Protection Engineering Tech. , Seneca College, Ontario Canada ; Bachelor of Science in Fire Prevention & Safety Engineering , University of Cincinnati, Ohio ; Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Reinhardt University, Georgia; Senior Executive in State and Local Government Fellowship , Harvard – John F. Kennedy School of Government

Years in Practice: 7

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 6

Additional Information

Mr. Dawe has extensive experience working in the fire protection industry, totaling more than 20 years and is currently in his fourteenth year working as a fire code enforcer. Aside from expert witness work, he is currently employed as the Deputy Fire Marshal for a large metropolitan community in Georgia, has completed more than 10, 000 building plan and code reviews and has performed more than one thousand fire safety inspections. Due to his intimate knowledge and understanding of life safety and fire protection codes, Mr. Dawe is uniquely qualified to speak and testify to common code applications, common industry alternatives and code challenges. Professional Associations & Industry Activities: • Society of Fire Protection Engineers International Chapter • Society of Fire Protection Engineers Greater Atlanta Chapter • Georgia Fire Inspectors Association • UL Standard Technical Panel: 127 Solid-Fuel Appliances & 103 Fireplaces and Chimneys • Voting Member of numerous National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Technical Committees, most notable: NFPA 101 The Life Safety Code & NFPA 5000 * Sub Committee Member of ; (FIR) Fire Protection Features * Sub Committee Member of ; (FUR) Furnishings and Contents * Sub Committee Member of ; (MER) Mercantile and Business Occupancies * Sub Committee Member of ; (IND) Industrial, Storage, and Misc. Occupancies * Sub Committee Member of ; (RES) Residential Occupancies Mr. Dawe excels at teaching and explaining the nuances of commercial life safety and fire protection safety codes, as well as explaining their applicability. Because of his extensive and substantial experience, Mr. Dawe can speak with authority on common code applications, and possibly even common industry alternatives to code challenges.