Lawyers Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You  

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List Rules Successful fictional lawyers from film, TV, and literature.

A list of fictional lawyers you’d most want defending you. Do you know of a movie with a great lawyer in it? Do you wish some of the fictional lawyers were real so that you could have a great lawyer to defend your case? The fictional lawyers on this list are ranked in order of the most popular fictional lawyer to the least popular. If you don’t agree with the ranking, vote up the attorney you'd want on your side to see him or her rise in the rankings.

If you have a really special fictional lawyer that you would love to have defending you, but you don’t see him or her on the list, add them below. Lawyers don’t have the best reputation, and often, it can be discouraging to watch movies where the lawyers confirm the punchlines for all those lawyer jokes.

However, some fictional attorneys instill confidence and enthusiasm in the readers or viewers. Perry Mason, for instance, was a great lawyer who hardly ever lost a case. He also cared about his clients more than he cared about the money. Wouldn't it be wonderful if fictional lawyers like this existed in the real world?

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Atticus Finch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Jack McCoy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Harvey Specter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You
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Elle Woods is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Saul Goodman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Perry Mason is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Alan Shore is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Ben Matlock is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Alexandra Cabot is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You
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Professor Annalise Keating is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Claire Kincaid is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Casey Novak is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You
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Vinny Gambini is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Ben Stone is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You
Ben Stone

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Alicia Florrick is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You
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Lt. Daniel Kafee is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You
Lt. Daniel Kafee

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Denny Crane is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Michael Ross is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You
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Daredevil is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You
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Tom Hagen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You
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She-Hulk is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You
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John Cage is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Franklin and Bash Show Frankli... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You
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Helen Gamble is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You
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Jake Tyler Brigance is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Rudy Baylor is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Ling Woo is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You
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Jane Bingum is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You
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Two-Face is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Phoenix Wright is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You
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Olivia Pope is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Joe Miller is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Billy Flynn is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Asst. D.A. Dan Fielding is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Paul Robinette is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Ally McBeal is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Horace Rumpole is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You
Horace Rumpole

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Patty Hewes is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Michael Clayton is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Wendell Rohr is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Mia Fey is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You
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Philip Banks is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You
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Reggie Love is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You
CSHorseman added Reggie Love Reggie Love is a fictional character from the 1994 film The Client.

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Apollo Justice is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You
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Diane Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You
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Elsbeth Tascioni is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Rusty Sabich is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You

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Sara Sidle is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You
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Jeff Winger is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Fictional Lawyers You'd Most Want Defending You