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- Ukrainian, Lemko, and Carpatho-Rusyn Genealogy
- Central European Genealogy
- Eastern European Genealogy
- Mid-Atlantic & Southern United States Genealogy
Brandt is a researcher on the DNA team. He works with both DNA and traditional family history research projects in the US and Canada, and some international projects as well. His areas of expertise are:
- Unknown Parentage/Adoption DNA research
- Historic DNA Research (pre-1850)
- US Research (1850-present)
- Canada Ancestry Research (1850-present)
Michelle is a researcher on the DNA team. Michelle loves using a combination of genetic genealogy and traditional research to help clients break through genealogy brick walls. In addition to a bachelor’s degree in teaching, she holds a certificate in genealogical research. Michelle’s own diverse background has resulted in a breadth of genealogical knowledge. Her areas of specialization include:
- Genetic Genealogy (DNA)
- French Canadian/Acadian Genealogy Research
- Cherokee Genealogy Research
Paul leads the Legacy Tree genetic genealogy team. With a university degree focused on genetics and a minor in family history, Paul is at the forefront of the genealogy field. He presents family history education for live and virtual audiences around the world and is a leader in the field of genetic genealogy.
- Genetic Genealogy and DNA Research
- Sweden Genealogy, Norwegian Ancestry Research
- French Family History
- Spain, Mexico and South American Genealogy Research
Long-time professional genealogist and Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly Managing Editor, Christy Fillerup is tenacious in solving complex research problems. Her areas of expertise include utilizing indirect evidence and correlating records to find answers no one record states directly. She particularly enjoys helping clients break through the brick walls that have held them back in their research.
- US and British
- Canada and Australia
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