Privacy law pros gather here
This is where privacy lawyers, including practitioners and judges, academics and students, find the resources they need to discover, discuss and debate the latest legal developments, such as CJEU and Supreme Court jurisprudence; international, federal and state court decisions; new legislation, legislative bills and more.

For members, the Privacy Bar Section is the hub of activities, including programming, publications and networking opportunities for privacy law developments in the U.S., EU and around the globe. IAPP section members get access to tons of great benefits. Benefits that include networking opportunities and specialized content, plus access to ongoing web conferences, exciting special events and a lot more. 

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Virtual Offerings

KnowledgeNet Events
Connect with local privacy pro’s in your area! Find an upcoming meeting that contains Privacy Bar Section content below:

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Find all upcoming KnowledgeNet events here

Web Conferences
Looking for specialized web conferences with privacy lawyers in mind? Search no further – we’ve got you covered! Check out the IAPP Store for a full listing of web conferences.

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Volunteer Opportunities
Want to become more active in your section? Check out the section specific volunteer opportunities below:

Conference Speaker – The Call for Proposals is open all year long and we accept sessions on a rolling basis.

Leadership Opportunities – Apply to become an Advisory Board member during Call for Volunteers every September. 

Advisory Board

Privacy pros at the helm
Guiding the Privacy Bar Section, the Advisory Board—chosen from your nominations—represents a diverse group of leaders with a broad range of privacy law expertise. Meet each of them now.

Interested in applying to be a board member? The Call for Volunteers opens every September.

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Member Directory
Use the Privacy Bar Section search filter in the Member Directory to connect with fellow section members. Not opted in? No problem! Visit your Member Directory Preferences in your MyIAPP portal to make any edits.

Getting started in privacy law?

This tip sheet from the IAPP offers ideas on how to increase your knowledge, visibility and marketability as you get started with a career in privacy law.
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Privacy Law Specialist

The IAPP is accredited by the American Bar Association to certify lawyers in the specialty area of Privacy Law. U.S. attorneys who meet the IAPP’s rigorous specialist designation requirements may be permitted under their state’s rules of professional responsibility to advertise their specialization in privacy law.

The next submission period to become an ABA-accredited specialist ends June 30th, 2023.