Linda Sheehan

Alum 2012

Linda Sheehan is an attorney and the Executive Director of Earth Law Center (, which works to advance new laws and governance models that reflect the inherent rights of the natural world to exist, thrive, and evolve. Most recently, she was a contributing author to Exploring Wild Law: the Philosophy of Earth Jurisprudence. Drawing on over 20 years of environmental advocacy experience, Ms. Sheehan comes to the Mesa Refuge to write about methods to evolve our legal, economic and governance systems to reflect our integrated and reciprocal relationship with the natural world, and as a result achieve more full and prosperous lives for all beings.