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Speaking out in the New Year

So… here’s a surprise for you… The Legal Genealogist… a genealogist with a law degree… a graduate school educator… and I like to hear myself talk.

You can mark that down as the major shock of the New Year, right?

And if you wanna come hear me hear myself talk, here are some options for you in 2013:


January

14-18: Faculty, SLIG (Course 9: Thomas W. Jones, Ph.D., CG, CGL, Advanced Genealogical Methods)
     • Bringing Law to Bear on Complex Genealogical Problems

March

10: Monmouth County (NJ) Genealogical Society
     • Beyond X and Y: The Promise and Pitfalls of Autosomal DNA Testing

20: APG Professional Management Conference, Salt Lake City
     • Order in the Court: Hands-on with Court Records
     • More Than the Begats: Using the Law to Spice up a Research Report

April

5: Fairfax County (VA) Genealogical Society Spring Conference
     • From Blackstone to the Statutes at Large — How Knowing the Law Makes Us Better Genealogists
     • “To the Honorable, the General Assembly of Virginia”
     • “No Person Shall … Gallop Horses In the Streets”
     • “An Act for the Relief of Gregory Thomas and Others”

10: Legacy Family Tree Webinar
     • That First Trip to the Courthouse

12: Great Lakes Chapter, APG, Cleveland OH
     • The ABCs of DNA

13: Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland OH
     • How Knowing the Law Makes Us Better Genealogists
     • Using Court Records to tell Our Family Stories
     • Widows, Orphans, and the Law
     • Through the Golden Door: Immigration After the Civil War (1864-1924)

17: Forget-Me-Not Hour, BlogTalkRadio with Jane E. Wilcox

22: Genealogical Society of Bergen County, NJ
     • To be determined

May

8-11: National Genealogical Society Conference, Las Vegas NV
     • Blackguards and Black Sheep: The Lighter Side of the Law
     • From Blackstone to Statutes at Large—How Knowing the Law Makes Us Better Genealogists

18-19: Seattle Genealogical Society Spring Conference, Seattle WA
     • How Knowing the Law Makes Us Better Genealogists
     • Where There Is — or Isn’t — a Will
     • “Don’t Forget the Ladies”: Women and the Law
     • Using Court Records to tell the Story of our Ancestors’ Lives
     • Workshop: Building a Family through Circumstantial Evidence

23: Fairfax County (VA) Genealogical Society
     • No Vitals? No Problem! Building a Family through Circumstantial Evidence

June

6-9: SCGS Jamboree
     • To be determined

10-14: Faculty, IGHR (Course 6: Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL, Genealogy as a Profession)
     • Copyright for the Genealogist

22: Patchogue-Medford (NY) Public Library
     • DNA Goes Genderless: Autosomal DNA

26: Legacy Family Tree Webinar
     • How Knowing the Law Makes Us Better Genealogists

July

20: Massachusetts Genealogical Council
     • Building a Family through Circumstantial Evidence: Breaking Through the 20th Century Brickwall
     • From Blackstone to Statutes at Large—How Knowing the Law Makes Us Better Genealogists
     • “No Person Shall … Gallop Horses In the Streets” – Using Court Records to tell the Story of our Ancestors’ Lives

August

21-24: Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference, Fort Wayne IN
     • Speak, Write, and Publish Safely – Staying Out of Copyright Trouble
     • Who, What, Why, When, Where and How of American Divorce
     • Roadblocks, Red Lights and Detours: Records Access Issues

September

5: German Genealogy Group, Hicksville NY
     • The ABCs of DNA
10: Illinois State Genealogical Society Webinar
     • “To the Honorable, the General Assembly” – The Treasure Trove in Legislative Petitions

October

12: BCG-ASG
     • (BCG 50th anniversary)

30: Legacy Family Tree Webinar
     • Using Court Records to tell the Story of our Ancestors’ Lives

November

14: Hudson County (NJ) Genealogical Society
     • Building a Family through Circumstantial Evidence

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