The Legal Genealogist, Judy G. Russell, is a genealogist with a law degree. She writes, teaches and lectures on a wide variety of genealogical topics, ranging from using court records in family history to understanding DNA testing. A Colorado native with roots deep in the American south on her mother’s side and entirely in Germany on her father’s side, she is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the National Genealogical Society and numerous state and regional genealogical societies. She has written for the National Genealogical Society Quarterly and National Genealogical Society Magazine, among other publications. On the faculty of the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh, the Midwest African American Genealogy Institute, and the Genealogical Institute on Federal Records, she is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Board for Certification of Genealogists, from which she holds credentials as a Certified Genealogist and Certified Genealogical Lecturer. Her blog—chosen as one of the American Bar Association’s top 100 in 2013–2016—appears at The Legal Genealogist website (http://www.legalgenealogist.com).
IGHR 2018 Information
Don’t miss IGHR 2018 in Athens, 2 - 7 June 2018!
Two IGHR scholarship application deadlines are fast approaching. The Jean Thomason Scholarship, due 1 December 2017, is open to anyone currently employed at a library, and the AncestryProGenealogists Scholarship, due 31 December 2017, will be awarded to a qualified applicant who demonstrates a commitment to genealogy as a profession.
IGHR 2018 Hotel Reservations
Hotel reservations for IGHR 2018 are now open! Click here for more hotel information and to reserve your hotel room at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel. IGHR course classrooms are located in the Georgia Center.
We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us plan for IGHR 2018. Click on the Volunteer tab or follow the link to learn more and join our dedicated team of IGHR volunteers.