In an action that could affect a large number of practitioners, two court regulatory committees said on Friday that "virtual offices" staffed by receptionists who are mere answering services do not satisfy New Jersey's bona fide office rule. "Virtual offices" -- time shares in an office building on an hourly or daily basis -- are popular with lawyers who work from their homes but need someone to take their calls and a conference room to meet clients.
'Virtual Offices' Aren't Bona Fide, N.J. Committees Say
New Jersey Law Journal
March 29, 2010