About Janelle Orsi
Janelle Orsi is the Executive Director of the Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC), which facilitates the growth of more sustainable and localized economies through education, research, and advocacy to support practices such as barter, sharing, cooperatives, urban agriculture, shared housing, local currencies, community-supported enterprises, and local investing. Janelle is also a "sharing economy lawyer" in private practice, specializing in helping communities share housing and cars, form cooperatives, launch urban farming initiatives, and form social enterprises.
Janelle is the author of Practicing Law in the Sharing Economy: Helping People Build Cooperatives, Social Enterprise, and Local Sustainable Economies (ABA Books 2012), and co-author of The Sharing Solution: How to Save Money, Simplify Your Life & Build Community (Nolo Press 2009), a practical and legal guide to cooperating and sharing resources of all kinds.
In 2010, Janelle was profiled by the American Bar Association as a Legal Rebel, an attorney who is “remaking the legal profession through the power of innovation.” In 2012, Janelle was one of 100 people listed on The (En)Rich List, which names individuals "whose contributions enrich paths to sustainable futures."
Lectures and Workshops in Australia, February 2014
- Public Lecture - Thursday 13th February, 6pm - hosted by EDO Victoria
- Public Lecture - Thursday 20th February, 6pm - hosted by University of NSW
- Public Lecture - Monday February 24th
- Workshop – Tuesday February 25th - Half day interactive workshop exploring experiences in the USA and Queensland.
PUBLIC LECTURE – MONDAY 24 JANUARY
For a copy of the flyer for the public lecture, please click here