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These are the best 2010s legal TV shows, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best 2010s legal TV shows find drama in a variety of legal cases as well as through their characters' personal lives. Some great 2010s legal series follow the story from the lawyer's point of view while others give the judge's perspective. A few of these good 2010s legal TV shows even focus their storylines around the Detectives working the case.

What are some of the shows that appear on this best 2010s legal TV series list? The Good Wife is one of the best legal dramas to hit the small screen in recent years. Julianna Margulies stars as the lead character, navigating her way through tough cases and an even more complicated personal life. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is another good legal show that aired in the 2010s.

A list of the best 2010s legal shows wouldn't be complete without the reigning queen of the courtroom, Judge Judy making the cut. Other great series that are featured on this top 2010s legal shows list include Suits, Damages and Harry's Law.

Which 2010s legal show do you think is the best? Take a look at this list and vote your favorite shows to the top by giving them a thumbs up.
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NCIS is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2010s Legal TV Shows
NCIS Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly, Pauley Perrette NCIS is an American police procedural drama television series, revolving around a fictional team of special agents from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, which conducts criminal ...more

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Law & Order: Special Victims U... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2010s Legal TV Shows
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is an American police procedural, legal, crime drama television series set in New York City, where it is also primarily produced. In the style of the ...more

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NCIS: Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2010s Legal TV Shows
NCIS: Los Angeles Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Barrett Foa NCIS: Los Angeles is an American television series combining elements of the military drama and police procedural genres, which premiered on the CBS network on September 22, 2009. NCIS: Los ...more

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Law & Order is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2010s Legal TV Shows
Law & Order Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series, created by Dick Wolf and part of the Law & Order franchise. It originally aired on NBC and, in ...more

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The Good Wife is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2010s Legal TV Shows
The Good Wife Julianna Margulies, Chris Noth, Josh Charles Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial The Good Wife is an American television legal and political drama that premiered on CBS on September 22, 2009. The series was created by Robert King and Michelle King. It stars Julianna ...more

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Suits is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2010s Legal TV Shows
Suits Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams, Meghan Markle Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Suits is a USA Network legal drama created by Aaron Korsh that stars Patrick J. Adams as Michael "Mike" Ross and Gabriel Macht as Harvey Specter. The first episode debuted on June 23, ...more

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Harry's Law is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2010s Legal TV Shows
Harry's Law Kathy Bates, Nate Corddry, Christopher McDonald Harry's Law is an American legal comedy-drama television series created by David E. Kelley, which ran from January 17, 2011, to May 27, 2012. On May 12, 2011, NBC renewed the show for a second ...more

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Damages is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2010s Legal TV Shows
Damages Glenn Close, Rose Byrne, Tate Donovan Damages is an American legal thriller television series created by the writing and production trio of Daniel Zelman and brothers Glenn and Todd A. Kessler. It premiered on July 24, 2007 on FX ...more

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The Defenders is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2010s Legal TV Shows
The Defenders Jim Belushi, Alona Tal, Jerry O'Connell The Defenders is a 2010 American legal comedy-drama that was ordered to series by CBS for the 2010–11 television season. The series originally ran from September 22, 2010 to March 11, 2011. Set ...more

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Fairly Legal is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2010s Legal TV Shows
Fairly Legal Sarah Shahi, Michael Trucco, Virginia Williams Fairly Legal is a television series which aired on USA Network from January 20, 2011, to June 15, 2012. The series starred Sarah Shahi, Michael Trucco, Virginia Williams, Baron Vaughn, and Ryan ...more

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The Deep End is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2010s Legal TV Shows
The Deep End Billy Zane, Clancy Brown, Nicole Ari Parker The Deep End is an American television series created by David Hemingson and produced by 20th Century Fox Television for the ABC television network. Starring Mehcad Brooks, Matt Long, Tina ...more

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Cops is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2010s Legal TV Shows
Cops Andrew Fincher, Joe Guay, Wayne Anderson Cops is an American documentary/reality legal series that follows police officers, constables, sheriff's deputies, and federal agents during patrols and other police activities including vice ...more

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The People's Court is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2010s Legal TV Shows
The People's Court Davy Jones, Ed Koch, Harvey Levin The People's Court is an American arbitration-based reality court show currently presided over by retired Florida State Circuit Court Judge Marilyn Milian. Milian, the show's longest-reigning ...more

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Law & Order: LA is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2010s Legal TV Shows
Law & Order: LA Corey Stoll, Rachel Ticotin, Alfred Molina Law & Order: LA, originally titled Law & Order: Los Angeles, is an American police procedural and legal drama television series set in Los Angeles, where it was produced. Created and ...more

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Law & Order: UK is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2010s Legal TV Shows
Law & Order: UK Bradley Walsh, Robert Glenister, Harriet Walter Law & Order: UK is a British police procedural and legal television programme, adapted from the American series Law & Order. The programme is financed by the production companies Kudos ...more

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Silk is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2010s Legal TV Shows
Silk Maxine Peake, Rupert Penry-Jones, Neil Stuke Silk was a British television drama series produced by the BBC which was broadcast over three series on BBC One between 22 February 2011 and 31 March 2014. Created by Peter Moffat, the series ...more

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Judge Judy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2010s Legal TV Shows
Judge Judy Judy Sheindlin, Petri Hawkins-Byrd, Jerry Bishop Judge Judy is an American arbitration-based reality court show presided over by retired Manhattan Family Court Judge Judith Sheindlin. The show features Sheindlin adjudicating real-life small ...more