The Lincoln Lawyer is a thrilling legal ride with an unlikely protagonist. The Netflix series is based on a novel titled The Brass Verdict by Michael Connelly, which is a sequel to Connelly’s first novel The Lincoln Lawyer. The novel has also been adapted into a film starring Matthew McConaughey. The series follows an idealistic lawyer Mickey Haller as he works from the back of his Lincoln car taking on big and small cases. The Lincoln Lawyer has been renewed for a second season, so while you wait for Season 2 to come out here are some more shows you could watch until then.
Perry Mason (Max)
Synopsis: Defense attorney Perry Mason defends dozens of falsely accused people over the course of this long-running courtroom drama, and he manages to clear each and every one of them, usually by drawing out the real criminal on the witness stand. He is capably assisted by investigator Paul Drake and secretary Della Street, and is a continual thorn in the side of District Attorney Hamilton Burger.
Goliath (Prime Video)
Synopsis: Once a powerful lawyer, Billy McBride is now burned out and washed up, spending more time in a bar than a courtroom. When he reluctantly agrees to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit against the biggest client of the massive law firm he helped create, Billy and his ragtag team uncover a vast and deadly conspiracy, pitting them all in a life or death trial against the ultimate Goliath.
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.
How to Get Away With Murder (Netflix)
Synopsis: The brilliant, charismatic and seductive Professor Annalise Keating gets entangled with four law students from her class, “How to Get Away with Murder.” Little do they know that they will have to apply what they learned to real life, in this masterful, sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller.
Rake (Acorn TV)
Synopsis: Meet Australian criminal barrister Cleaver Greene – reckless, brilliant and self-destructive. To jurors, he is hilarious, to judges an outrage, to a certain brothel owner a legend and to his former cocaine dealer, a tragic loss.. Despite his personal hopelessness, Cleaver will do whatever it takes to defend and save life’s truly lost souls.
Reasonable Doubt (Hulu)
Synopsis: You’ll judge Jax Stewart for her questionable ethics and wild interpretations of the law…until you’re the one in trouble. Then you’ll see her for what she is: the most brilliant and fearless defense attorney in Los Angeles who bucks the justice system at every chance she gets.
Harry’s Law (Prime Video)
Synopsis: The Emmy-winning David E. Kelley returns with another season of his acclaimed legal dramedy, Harry’s Law, starring Oscar winner Kathy Bates, about embracing the unexpected and everything life throws at you.