The Lincoln Lawyer

The Lincoln Lawyer
Released: 13th May, 2022

About The Lincoln Lawyer

The Lincoln Lawyer is an upcoming American legal drama streaming television series created for television by David E. Kelley and developed by Ted Humphrey, based on the 2008 novel The Brass Verdict by Michael Connelly. 


Based on the series of bestselling novels by Michael Connelly, The Lincoln Lawyer tells the story of Los Angeles-based attorney Mickey Haller, who runs his legal practice from the back of his Lincoln Town Car. Season 1 is based on the second book “The Brass Verdict.”

Critic Reviews

  • In spite some of the clumsy political commentary pokes through—those Kelley-ready components make this iteration of "The Lincoln Lawyer" a bingeable, highly enthralling piece of entertainment.

    Rating: 80/100
  • Some 10-episode shows seem stretched out, but “The Lincoln Lawyer” is fast-moving and packed with incident. Yet Mickey’s personal life is also well developed.

    Rating: 75/100
    San Francisco Chronicle
  • It has a sort of modesty — the cast delivers appealing, workmanlike performances that do exactly what they need to without overshadowing any other actor or element of the series. (That’s not to say that some don’t get some heated moments to play.) The twists are twisted enough to keep things interesting, if that’s what you watch for, but as with most if not all character-driven procedurals, it’s the characters that keep one coming back.

    Rating: 70/100
    Los Angeles Times
  • Netflix’s new legal drama The Lincoln Lawyer is at least somewhat entertaining for a show with a bland central character, as many as three generally bland simultaneous plotlines and no notable perspective on the criminal justice system circa 2022.

    Rating: 40/100
    The Hollywood Reporter
  • Planted seeds really go nowhere by the end. Several subplots, including one with Cisco and his former bike gang, occupy real estate with zero payoffs. Garcia-Rulfo, Newton, and Campbell try their hardest, but the show isn’t worthy of their talents (or even a continuation).

    Rating: 33/100
    The Av Club
  • It goes through the motions with the enthusiasm of a nap, occasionally jarring us into paying attention before falling back into a deep slumber of mundanity.

    Rating: 16/100