Janelle Orsi


Janelle Orsi is an attorney and mediator in Berkeley and advises individuals and groups throughout California. She works with cohousing communities, ecovillages, social enterprises, non-profits, cooperatives, community gardens, local currency initiatives, and others doing innovative work to create more sustainable and sharing communities. Janelle is 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, and author of the forthcoming book Sharing Law: The Legal Landscape of the New Economy (ABA Books 2012). Janelle is also the Director of the Sustainable Economies Law Center in Oakland.

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