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  • Season 1
    • The Bar
      The Bar
      Episode 8
      9/10/06
      9.0
      A young waitress is killed in her car and the only suspect the police have is the bus boy, an illegal immigrant from the Philippines, who doesn't speak a word of English. Cooper and Skip take the case, but Cooper gets arrested for slapping his client.
    • The Code
      The Code
      Episode 7
      9/3/06
      9.3
      Skip and Cooper's case involves a young man named Claude Osteen who was accused of killing his best friend Billy and stuffing his corpse in his locker. Skip and Dulcinea interview Claude's mom Carol and find out Claude used to be like Skip when he was younger until he was picked on in high school and eventually dropped out.moreless
    • The Rainmaker
      The Rainmaker
      Episode 6
      8/27/06
      7.7
      Skip and Dee are dealing with a rape case between two college students. Skip's client Susan Palavi claimed that her former boyfriend Jared raped her at a party after they broke up, while Jared claims differently. Although, the case gets even more complicated when another raped victim comes out in the open to expose Jared's past deeds.moreless
    • The Heater
      The Heater
      Episode 5
      8/20/06
      8.8
      When Cooper goes after a high profile case involving a man accused of murdering his wife Rebecca, he explains to Skip that this is the sort of case that could garner them a lot of media attention with the prospect of future clients.

      Rebecca Atwill who was found washed up ashore on a beach and her husband Joe Chase being arrested for her death. The night before they were previously After Cooper unethically guarantees an acquittal to the accused Joe Chase and Skip offers to represent him for free, Chase decides to hire Cooper and Skip instead of one of the more powerful law firms.

      Cooper and Skip find themselves in a difficult predicament though, after some not-so-flattering facts about their client come to light.moreless
    • The Body in the Trunk
      8/13/06
      9.6
      Skip and Cooper are involved on a case involving 25 year-old pretty boy real estate agent, Sean Walker who is in jail after a dead body of a girl is found in his car trunk. He's having a rough time adjusting to jail. Skip and Cooper's attempt to release him on bail are unsuccessful from the judge's standpoint of evidence. Sean does not know how the girl got in his trunk as he was sick with the flu and inside his house for days before he came out when the body was discovered. Defense attorneys Skip and Cooper find out everything they can to get him off. Also, Skip is having a major problem with his landlord as his apartment is completely flooded due to poor pipes and his landlord's refusal to let him back into his apartment as he's changed the locks when Skip refuses to pay the rent under his poor conditions.moreless
    • The Limit
      The Limit
      Episode 3
      10/3/05
      9.2
      Skip and Cooper are involved in a criminal case involving a woman named Nadine Abbot who is suing her plastic surgeon, Dr. Steven Benson as her tummy tuck surgery went horribly wrong. The surgery left her paralyzed from the waist down. Cooper hopes to settle the malpractice suit out of court believing that they'll get a large settlement. Skip and Cooper try to prove their case as opposing counsel reveals that Nadine did leave a few minor medical details hidden before her surgical procedure--- pages of discovery documents and expert witnesses has damaging testimony on their client.

      Skip also enlists the help from his friend Kate, who works for the defense's firm. But that may not be the case as evidence later uncovers that Dr. Benson may have been intoxicated while performing the surgical procedure.moreless
    • The Runner
      The Runner
      Episode 2
      9/26/05
      8.8
      Cooper and Skip defend a young African-American man, Zeke Rawlins who has been wrongly accused of robbery and murder because of his race and the fact that he was in the wrong place at the wrong time. When Skip uses a tactic he learned in law school to show that a witness cannot distinguish the defendant's photo from those of other black men, the prosecution presents a witness that catches them off guard. Meanwhile, Cooper gives manslaughter convict Dulcinea "Dee" Real a job as his receptionist to fulfill her parole agreement and Skip runs into his law school crush, Kate Manat, who is now working for the powerful law firm that wouldn't hire him.

      Lastly, Cooper and Skip clash on Skip's refusal to conduct himself in a proper manner while in court and not to just rant---especially when going up against ADA Dick Dietz.moreless
    • Pilot
      Pilot
      Episode 1
      9/19/05
      8.9
      The series starts with David "Skip" Ross, 19, a brilliant legal prodigy, dreams of becoming a great trial lawyer. When he can't land a job at a prestigious L.A. firm because he's too young, Skip ends up working for Grant Cooper. Once a great lawyer, now burnt-out by the realities of life, Cooper is barely scraping by in his beach-front law office. Together, Skip and Cooper become defenders of the accused and crusaders for the unjustly wronged. Their cases vary from stories ripped from today's headlines to clever mysteries with procedural twists.

      Skip's middle-class parents, Deborah and Lenny Ross, and his under-achieving younger brother Tom Ross, are all extremely proud of Skip's accomplishments, but are also concerned for his well-being, especially when his first case involves proving the innocence of a young woman named Paradise who has been falsely accused of a gang-related murder. Always the underdogs, forced to do the gritty work of finding clues and tracking down witnesses in the beautiful, but often dangerous world of Southern California, Cooper teaches Skip to be a lawyer and a man, while Skip renews Cooper's faith in the law and himself.moreless
    • Original Pilot
      The series starts with David "Skip" Ross, 19, a brilliant legal prodigy, dreams of becoming a great trial lawyer. When he can't land a job at a prestigious L.A. firm because he's too young, Skip ends up working for Grant Cooper. Once a great lawyer, now burnt-out by the realities of life, Cooper is barely scraping by in his beachfront law office. Together, Skip and Cooper become defenders of the accused and crusaders for the unjustly wronged. Their cases vary from stories ripped from today's headlines to clever mysteries with procedural twists.

      Skip's middle-class parents, Deborah and Lenny Ross, and his under-achieving younger brother Tom Ross, are all extremely proud of Skip's accomplishments, but are also concerned for his well-being, especially when his first case involves proving the innocence of a young woman named Paradise who has been falsely accused of a gang-related murder. Always the underdogs, forced to do the gritty work of finding clues and tracking down witnesses in the beautiful, but often dangerous world of Southern California, Cooper teaches Skip to be a lawyer and a man, while Skip renews Cooper's faith in the law and himself.moreless
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