Company Profile

Jacobson James & Associates, Inc. (JJ&A) is a certified woman-owned small business enterprise specializing in environmental consulting. Founders Terry James,  Jennifer Garner,  and Jan Jacobson, had a vision and passion to create a different kind of environmental firm. A firm composed of exceptional people who grow into high performing teams working with collaborative clients!


JJ&A’s culture takes a people-centric approach to consulting and fosters a family environment that is sensitive to each persons’ lifestyle choice. Our goal is to offer a fun, challenging and safe work environment focused on professional growth. After starting with three employees in 2008, JJ&A has grown to a team of 27 comprised of:

  • hydrogeologists
  • geologists
  • environmental/civil engineers
  • life scientists
  • permitting/planning specialists
  • environmental scientists
  • administrative/financial specialists
  • database/GIS specialists

JJ&A’s success is the result of high-quality technical work, regulatory expertise, skilled project and business management, and most importantly, a company culture of collaborative team building with our clients, regulatory agencies and technical experts.  JJ&A identifies solutions within the project-appropriate regulatory framework defining the path to safely and successfully achieve project goals and objectives.

JJ&A is experienced in all aspects of environmental consulting and remediation, RCRA, CERCLA, State Superfund and Brownfields, State Water Code,  Hazardous Waste Code and Natural Resource regulated projects. Our services include:

  • Environmental Technical and Remediation Services
  • Regulatory and Planning and Permitting Services
  • Program Management and Development Services
  • Groundwater Supply Investigations, Permitting and Related Regulatory Support Services
  • Storm Water Compliance and Management Services
  • Environmental Facilities and Infrastructure Services
  • Energy Support Services

JJ&A clients include commercial, industrial and government sectors. Our project experience includes industrial chemical, petroleum refining, manufacturing, power generation, mining, dry cleaning, wood preserving, food processing and agricultural sites as well as US Navy, Army and Air Force facilities. We are proud to work for and collaborate with outstanding clients. JJ&A’s client relationships include:

  • Oakdale Irrigation District
  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • Rocklin Unified School District
  • Stanislaus County
  • TP Industries Inc.
  • Tri-Dam Power
  • UrbanCore Development, LLC
  • The Willits Trust
  • Aba Daba Rentals
  • Bright Source Energy
  • The Boeing Company
  • Chevron Environmental Management Company
  • GenTek Inc.
  • Hilmar Cheese Company
  • Kinetic Partners
  • Langford Construction Management
  • MWH

Latest News

2016 Events

♦ Stanislaus County Sustainable Project Award

New  Walnut Creek Office Grand Opening


Employee Photo Contest

Rob Hall has once again been selected as the winner of our employee photo contest, Congrats!

Employee Photo Contest


Local Artwork on Display

JJ&A proudly supports local artist Deanna Marsh, displaying some of her amazing artwork at our office. We are truly honored to be able to enjoy these selectfull pieces of art each day, thank you Deanna! Please visit Deanna's website.