Occupational Safety and
Dufour Safety, Environmental & Regulatory Law is the embodiment of James T. Dufour's 30-year career. In addition to providing the most thorough and up to date environmental law and compliance seminars available, Mr. Dufour leads an active law practice.
Within his law practice, Mr. Dufour represents clients in environmental and
Proposition 65 cases. These cases are usually the result of a federal (U.S.
EPA) or State of California environmental agency inspection which results in
the issuance of a Notice of Violation and substantial proposed penalties. These
cases cover topics such as clean air, hazardous waste, and water pollution.
His practice also covers cases coming out of Proposition 65, the California
law which requires warnings for chemicals known to cause cancer or reproductive
Mr. Dufour also represents clients whose cases result from Cal/OSHA inspections
of workplaces, usually after an accident. Mr. Dufour's legal and technical credentials
in this area allow him to expertly represent clients cost effectively. He has
an extraordinary track record of getting citations withdrawn or reclassified
with significant penalty reductions, usually without the need for a costly hearing.
As an expert witness and litigation consultant, Mr. Dufour also provides his
expertise to large law firms.