Here's an interesting ABA Journal Story concerning communication within a law firm:
ABA Journal - Law News Now
Law Practice Management
How ‘Pointless Interaction’ Helped Law Firm Communication
by Debra Cassens Weiss, Senior Writer (0nline)
A law firm that developed a training program for 15 potential partners got a strong message from the participants: They needed to meet regularly to create a collaborative “successor generation.”
Legal consultants from Altman Weil led the group, learning during the first workshop that two-thirds of the lawyers had never met each other, consultant Douglas Richardson writes in an Altman Weil (PDF) article. Read the full story here.