Building a Cooperative Culture On and Off Your Legal Team
We recently covered a Relativity Fest panel on the importance of cooperation in the modern practice of law. Put simply, good collaboration is critical to effective case strategy, and that means collaborating with both sides of the aisle.
But what does that mean and how do you start?
Check out these insights from the panelists on how to foster more effective cooperation within your team and beyond it.
Tips for Internal Collaboration
Though you can’t control the receptivity of your opponent when it comes to cooperation, there’s one important factor you can always manage for your team. Collaboration begins from within.
“My view on cooperation is that it starts within your team. If you’re Lit Support and need to work with attorneys, you need to establish cooperation so you can start in at the ground level and understand the issues,” Kelly Twigger, principal at ESI Attorneys, urged. “As a team, you have to all work together amongst yourselves and the client before you can create collaboration with the other side as well.”
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