Indian River Genealogical Society
The 2017 Valentine Genealogy Seminar
Saturday, February 25, 2017
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church, McAfee Hall,
520 Royal Palm Boulevard, Vero Beach, Florida
Featuring Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL
“The Legal Genealogist”
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This conference is presented by the Indian River Genealogical Society, Brevard Genealogical Society,
Genealogical Society of South Brevard and Treasure Coast Genealogical Society
Have questions about the 2017 Valentine Seminar? 
Email or call 772-444-7470
8:15 – 9:00                Check in, coffee and tea
9:00                            Opening Remarks
Morning Sessions    Finding the Law
                                   Where There Is – or Isn’t – a Will
Lunch & Door Prizes
Afternoon Sessions  NARA Mythbusters: Your Family IS in the Archives
                                    How Old Did He Have To Be…?
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 in Alabama, the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh, 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 Lecturerâ„ . Her blog – chosen as one of the American Bar Association’s top 100 in 2013, 2014 and 2015 – appears at The Legal Genealogist website (