NJ Supreme Court Clears Path For 'Virtual' Law Offices

Law360, New York (January 25, 2013, 7:05 PM EST) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court on Wednesday voted to relax a rule requiring attorneys who practice in the state to maintain a brick-and-mortar presence in the state, clearing the way for attorneys to practice from so-called "virtual offices" if they meet certain requirements.

Beginning on Feb. 1, attorneys will be able to practice law in New Jersey without a brick-and-mortar presence, provided they have taken steps to make sure their absence does not harm the legal process or harm clients. Attorneys who practice in the state...
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