Anyone have any tips on how to effectively work on a case with two partners? One is generally more involved with the litigation while the other handles the client more, but I’m finding myself in situations where it feels like I’m just a messenger trying to facilitate communication between them. Last week, one of them literally sent an email to the other and then instantly messaged me to tell me to email on the thread agreeing with him so that the other partner saw.

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When they triangulate it’s the worst. Healthy teamwork means everyone included on all communications. The “adult” way to handle this is to have a meeting to discuss the issue. But I realize the challenge asking for such a meeting as the junior lawyer.

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