The Best Legal Drama TV Shows Ever TV Programs

The Best Legal Drama TV Shows Ever

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What are the best lawyer shows? Here, the very best legal drama shows on television are ranked from best to worst, and await your votes, too! Popular legal drama TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining legal drama show of all time is. Don't let your favorite legal drama television programs fall to the bottom of the list - be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of legal drama television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator, and premiere date, and even pictures, when available.

Below you'll find attorney TV shows and courtroom shows like Conviction, Law & Order, Damages, and many more. Lawyer TV shows and good law TV shows are popular among television fans for their high stakes, inside look at the legal system, and strong characters audiences love. Whether you've been to law school yourself or are just interested in the world of the justice system, these law firm TV shows are sure to be ones you'll enjoy.

What is the best legal drama show of all time? What are the greatest legal drama shows? What are your favorite law shows? Vote them up on this court TV shows list to determine the best shows about the law that have ever aired on television.

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    Gina Torres, Meghan Markle, Sarah Rafferty

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    Julianna Margulies, Alan Cumming, Christine Baranski

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    Julie Bowen, William Shatner, Lake Bell

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    James Spader, Rhona Mitra, Chyler Leigh

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    Viola Davis, Karla Souza, Aja Naomi King

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    Angie Harmon, Jill Hennessy, Dianne Wiest

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    Sharon Stone, Mariska Hargitay, Ann-Margret

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    Rose Byrne, Glenn Close, Ryan Phillippe

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    Malcolm McDowell, Jason Alexander, Danny Trejo

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    Hayden Panettiere, Robert Downey Jr., Lucy Liu

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    Tom Selleck, Bridget Moynahan, Jennifer Esposito

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    Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, Richard Anderson

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    Susan Dey, Jimmy Smits, Blair Underwood

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    Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Daniel Roebuck

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    Kathy Bates, Brittany Snow, Christopher McDonald

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    Catherine Bell, David James Elliott, Trevor Goddard

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    Bob Odenkirk, Michael McKean, Jonathan Banks

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    James Woods, Jeri Ryan, Danielle Panabaker

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    Brandy Norwood, April Bowlby, Margaret Cho

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    Silk is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Legal Drama TV Shows Ever

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    Silk Natalie Dormer, Rupert Penry-Jones, Maxine Peake

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    Simon Baker, Dabney Coleman, Wendy Moniz

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    Cam Gigandet, Georgina Haig, Adam Rodríguez

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    Markie Post, John Larroquette, Harry Anderson

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    Jim Belushi, Alona Tal, Jerry O'Connell

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    Autumn Reeser, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Melissa Sagemiller

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    Tony Shalhoub, Melora Hardin, Ted Levine

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    Brittany Murphy, Stanley Tucci, Patricia Clarkson

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    Sarah Shahi, Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Trucco

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    William Conrad, Joe Penny, Lu Leonard

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    Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Robert Duvall

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    Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Tamara Taylor

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    The Grinder is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Legal Drama TV Shows Ever

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    Rob Lowe, Fred Savage, Mary Elizabeth Ellis

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    Amy Brenneman, Tyne Daly, Columbus Short

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    Angie Harmon, Linda Park, Laura Harris

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    Bebe Neuwirth, Jerry Orbach, Fred Thompson

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    Natasha Henstridge, Jonny Lee Miller, Loretta Devine

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    Emma Stone, Patricia Arquette, Frances Fisher

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    The Jury is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Legal Drama TV Shows Ever

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    The Jury Gerard Butler, Mark Strong, Sarah Louise Young

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    Lee Grant, Carl Betz, Stephen Young

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    Freema Agyeman, Jamie Bamber, Peter Davison

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    Kristin Kreuk, Alfred Molina, Terrence Howard

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    Mariel Hemingway, Debi Mazar, Alan Rosenberg

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    Harry Morgan, Robert Conrad, Ned Romero

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    The Firm is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Legal Drama TV Shows Ever

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    The Firm Josh Lucas, Callum Keith Rennie, Molly Parker http://www.yidio.com/show/the-firm

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    Greg Kinnear, Joanne Baron, David Harbour

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    Julianna Margulies, Aidan Quinn, Keith Robinson

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    Donald Sinden, Jenny Seagrove, Jemma Redgrave

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    Kristanna Loken, Kim Delaney, James Denton

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    Roger Cross, Richard Thomas, Lisa Lackey

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