“I am dedicated to my clients success. I stay updated on cases, precedents, law and regulations.” – James T. Dufour
Dufour Law located in Sacramento, CA provides environmental/OSHA defense representation and regulatory compliance and loss prevention-related advice and counsel services to clients. The high standards of Dufour’s professional services are due to unique talents, a wealth of experience and hard work on behalf of clients. The legal/regulatory focus and discipline of the practice provides extremely authoritative and current regulatory knowledge serving to enhance every work product. The preventative service emphasis of Dufour’s practice helps clients avoid liability and expensive defense costs by preventing violations, inappropriate environmental, product or workplace conditions.
Jim Dufour is founder and principal of Dufour Law (Safety, Environmental & Regulatory Law). He has nearly 30 years of regulatory compliance and environmental and expert on hazardous waste and O.S.H.A. offering advice and counsel and representation in enforcement actions. Regulatory Compliance Services of the practices devises cost-effective compliance audit and inspection for private clients and trade groups in many different industries.
Mr. Dufour specialties include: Environmental, Prop. 65 & Cal/OSHA enforcement actions defense/appeals representation; environmental/OSHA compliance audits; regulatory appeals; administrative hearings (NOV defense, penalty negotiations, appeals, variance); interpretation of environmental & occupational exposure data & applicable regulatory standards; contaminated site investigations, cleanup criteria, & negotiations; civil litigation consultant (environmental & toxic tort); publications, seminars & employee training manuals.
His commitment to the business community goes beyond the traditional standards of client service. Mr. Dufour is a dedicated business advocate and have fought for reasonable regulatory standards and a more common sense approach to regulations.
Mr. Dufour received his J.D. from the University of Tennessee College of Law, his M.S. in Environmental & Industrial Health from the University of Michigan. and B.S. in Pre-Med from the University of Michigan. He is a member of the American Board of Industrial Hygiene, OSHA, Environmental Health & Safety Professionals.
Mr. Dufour is a published author of environmental and Cal/OSHA compliance publications of the California Chamber of Commerce, including: comprehensive California Environmental Compliance, Hazardous Waste Management, Proposition 65, Cal/OSHA Handbook, IIPP, Hazard Communication.