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).
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IGHR Southern Tour
Have questions? IGHR/GGS will have a table at the following upcoming genealogy seminar:
Sat., 27 Oct. – Raleigh, NC, North Carolina Genealogical Society’s Fall Conference
New IGHR Scholarship
The Frazine K. Taylor African American Research Scholarship was established by Deborah A. Abbott, PhD, to honor Ms Taylor upon her retirement as coordinator of the "Researching African American Ancestors" course. For IGHR 2019, this scholarship is limited to individuals interested in enrolling in Course 10 - Building an African American Research Toolbox.
Learn more about this and other IGHR scholarships on the IGHR Scholarships page.
2019 Hotel Info Online
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IGHR 2019 Courses
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