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Fall Seminar

  • 14 Sep 2024
  • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Virtual via Zoom
  • 800


  • up to 500 people

Fall Seminar


Save the date for our Fall Seminar!

We are pleased to welcome back 

The Legal Genealogist Judy Russell, JD, CG, CGL, as our speaker at our Fall Seminar.

Session 1: Deemed a Runaway-Black Laws of the North

Session 2: Doing Time-Prison Records As Genealogy Resources

Session 3: From the 18th to the 21st: Records of the Prohibition

Session 4: Inventing America - Records of the U. S. Patent Office

Presenter bio:

A genealogist with a law degree, Judy G. Russell is a lecturer, educator and writer who enjoys helping others understand a wide variety of genealogical issues, including the interplay between genealogy and the law. She has a bachelor’s degree in political science and journalism from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and a law degree from Rutgers School of Law-Newark, and holds Certified Genealogist and Certified Genealogical Lecturer credentials from the Board for Certification of Genealogists. She has worked as a newspaper reporter, trade association writer, legal investigator, defense attorney, federal prosecutor, law editor and, until her retirement, was an adjunct member of the faculty at Rutgers Law School. Judy is a Colorado native with roots deep in the American south on her mother’s side and entirely in Germany on her father’s side. Visit her website at


This will be a Webinar via Zoom. 

Registration will open this summer.

This program will be recorded and placed in the "Members Only" section.

For questions about this program contact Janet Cooper at

Post Office Box 635057
San Diego, 92163

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