There are many brilliant shows about lawyers and courtroom dramas that fascinate millions of people. Because there are many legal dramas on television and streaming you could watch, you could miss out on many brilliant shows about lawyers and legal battles. So, if you are a law student and are craving some courtroom drama here are some of the best lawyer shows you could watch for some more courtroom drama.
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Suits (Prime Video & Peacock)
Synopsis: Suits delves into the fast-paced, high-stakes world of Manhattan Corporate law firm where hotshot attorney, Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht) makes a risky move by hiring legal prodigy Mike Ross (Patrick J. Adams) as his new associate despite not having a college or law degree. The two are forced to keep up the charade as they become an irrepressible duo. Boundaries are crossed, alliances are tested and fallouts are inevitable in the riveting nine seasons which also stars Meghan Markle, Gina Torres, Sarah Rafferty, Rick Hoffman, Dulé Hill, Amanda Schull and Katherine Heigl.
Boston Legal (Hulu & Prime Video)
Synopsis: Alan shore and denny crane lead a brigade of high-Priced civil litigators in an upscale boston law firm in a series focusing on the professional and personal lives of brilliant but often emotionally challenged attorneys.
Law & Order (Peacock)
Synopsis: When Law & Order premiered in its first season, it represented a conscious shift away from many of the conventional one-hour dramatic series of the era. Emmy-Award winner Michael Moriarty and the critically acclaimed George Dzundza head the cast of this unique crime-drama series shot entirely on location in New York.
The Practice (Hulu & Prime Video)
Synopsis: Set in Boston, the award-winning “The Practice” centers on the passionate attorneys of Donnell, Young, Dole & Frutt. To these lawyers, every case is important and every client worth a fight to the bitter end. Legal maneuvering is the firm’s modus operandi and they have it down to a science, making even the most questionable arguments seem convincing. And while they can’t – and don’t – win every trial, the pursuit of justice remains the priority until the final verdict is announced…and sometimes afterwards. Pursuing justice, however, often confronts the firm with serious ethical and moral issues of conscience. “The Practice” is one of television’s most acclaimed series. The popular drama has won a Golden Globe Award for Best Drama Series, a Peabody Award, Viewers for Quality Television Award, was nominated several times for Emmy awards (winning twice) and received an American Bar Association Silver Gavel Award, among many others.
American Crime Story: The People v. O.J Simpson (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story is a limited series that takes you inside the O.J. Simpson trial with a riveting look at the legal teams battling to convict or acquit the football legend of double homicide. Based on the book The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson by Jeffrey Toobin, it explores the chaotic behind-the-scenes dealings and maneuvering on both sides of the court, and how a combination of prosecution overconfidence, defense shrewdness, and the LAPD’s history with the city’s African-American community gave a jury what it needed: reasonable doubt.
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Better Call Saul (Netflix)
Synopsis: Before Saul Goodman met Walter White, he was struggling attorney Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk). In this prequel to the Emmy-winning series Breaking Bad, Jimmy teams up with Mike Ehrmantraut (Jonathan Banks) and begins his transformation from optimistic underdog into Albuquerque’s most notorious legal legend. Michael McKean stars as Jimmy’s brilliant, uncompromising brother, Chuck.
Bull (The Roku Channel)
Synopsis: Bull stars Michael Weatherly as Dr. Jason Bull in a TV drama inspired by the early career of Dr. Phil McGraw, founder of one of the most prolific trial consulting firms of all time. Brilliant, brash, and charming, Dr. Bull is the ultimate puppet master as he combines psychology, human intuition, and hightech data to learn what makes jurors, attorneys, witnesses and the accused tick. Bull employs an expert team at Trial Analysis Corporation including his quickwitted former brother-in-law, lawyer Benny Colón (Freddy Rodriguez), Marissa Morgan (Geneva Carr), a cutting-edge neurolinguistics expert; former NYPD detective Danny James (Jaime Lee Kirchner); haughty millennial hacker Cable McCrory (Annabelle Attanasio), who is responsible for gathering cyber intelligence; and Chunk Palmer (Christopher Jackson), a fashion-conscious stylist and former All-American lineman who fine tunes clients’ appearances for trial. In high stakes legal proceedings, Bull’s combination of remarkable insight into human nature, three PhDs, and a top-notch staff create winning strategies in hopes of tipping the scales of justice in his clients’ favor.