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Judy Russell

Methodology expert
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United States

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.

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Judy

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 native of the American west 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 (U.S.) and numerous state and regional genealogical societies.

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 at the U.S. National Archives, she lectures internationally providing expert guidance through the murky territory where law, history, and genealogy come together.

Recipient of the 2015 Utah Genealogical Association Silver Tray Award and the 2016 Director’s Award from the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS), she is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Board for Certification of Genealogists® (BCG), from which she holds credentials as a Certified Genealogist® and Certified Genealogical LecturerSM.

She has written for the National Genealogical Society Quarterly (from which she received the 2017 Award of Excellence), the National Genealogical Society Magazine, the FGS Forum, BCG’s OnBoard, and Family Tree Magazine, among other publications.

Her award-winning blog appears at The LegalGenealogist website.

PRESENTATIONS

Talks by

Judy

Day 1 | Tuesday
10:30 am
No, no, Nanette! What negative evidence is … and isn’t
Livestreamed
Sovereign Theatre
50
min
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DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
Judy Russell
10:30 am
No, no, Nanette! What negative evidence is … and isn’t
Workshop
10:30 am
Judy Russell
DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
50
min
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Sovereign Theatre
Day 2 | Wednesday
11:30 am
Copyrights and copywrongs
Livestreamed
The law for genealogists
Sovereign Theatre
60
min
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DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
Judy Russell
11:30 am
Copyrights and copywrongs
Workshop
The law for genealogists
11:30 am
Judy Russell
DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
60
min
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Sovereign Theatre
Day 3 | Thursday
10:30 am
When worlds collide: resolving conflicts in genealogical research
Livestreamed
$30 - bookings required (opening in September)
Boardroom
120
min
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DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
Judy Russell
10:30 am
When worlds collide: resolving conflicts in genealogical research
Workshop
$30 - bookings required (opening in September)
10:30 am
Judy Russell
DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
120
min
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Boardroom
Day 4 | Friday
9:00 am
The discriminating genealogist
Livestreamed
Telling good evidence from bad
Lyceum Theatre
60
min
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DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
Judy Russell
9:00 am
The discriminating genealogist
Workshop
Telling good evidence from bad
9:00 am
Judy Russell
DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
60
min
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Lyceum Theatre
Day 4 | Friday
4:00 pm
The rest of the story
Livestreamed
Lyceum Theatre
60
min
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DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
Judy Russell
4:00 pm
The rest of the story
Workshop
4:00 pm
Judy Russell
DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
60
min
LEARN MORE
Lyceum Theatre
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