The Lincoln Lawyer
The Lincoln Lawyer is one the best new series to watch if you’re into the field of Law. This series is delightful and suspenseful in every way. It is a series about Mickey Haller who restarts his law career after being sidelined by an accident. He has an office but prefers to run it on the road, out of the back of his Lincoln town car. This Los Angeles defence lawyer restarts his career after he receives an unexpected opportunity from a fellow attorney. Now I don’t want to spoil it for you, so I’ll stop right here. But let me tell you a little bit about the main characters that are in the series:
- Mickey Haller (The HotShot Defence Lawyer)
- Maggie McPherson (The First Wife- a.k.a McFierce)
- Lorna Craine (The Second Wife)
- Cisco (The Key Investigator)
- Trevor Elliot (The Game Creator)
- Izzy Letts (The Coolest Driver)
1. Mickey Haller (The HotShot Defence Lawyer)
Mickey had been in an accident and took a break from his practice. After a year he was given an unexpected opportunity to get back on his feet. And he did it. He runs his practice out of the backseat of his Lincoln SUV (that is the reason behind the series name). He takes on big and small cases around Los Angeles with the help of his ex-second wife, Lorna and key investigator Cisco. Yes, he has two ex-wives. Both of whom are super close to him. He relies on his client-turned driver Izzy to chauffeur him around so that he can work on the backseat.
He fights his cases in the most impressively confident way. His main case is a murder case regarding Trevor Elliot which he fights till the very last episode of season 1.
2. Maggie McPherson (The First Wife- a.k.a McFierce)
Maggie is Mickey’s first wife, they have a daughter together named Hailey. She works for the DA and is great at what she does. In the initial episodes you can see that she doesn’t trust Mickey but can’t let go of him either. She’s great at her job but isn’t valued as much as she wishes to be.
3. Lorna Craine (The Second Wife)
Lorna is Mickey’s biggest supporter. She helps him out and motivates him, always. They have what we would call “a modern relationship”. They’re divorced but they work together and she always wants the best for him. Lorna is not a left her studies halfway but she proves to be an amazing lawyer with her skills.
4. Cisco (The Key Investigator)
Cisco is the coolest character in the series. He is a private investigator working with Mickey. He’s intimidating but seems like a really nice guy. It’s not always everyday that we find someone whom we can trust wholeheartedly but for Mickey Haller, he found it with his ex-wife’s new boyfriend, Cisco. Throughout the series, he does all the digging and some dirty work to solve cases.
5. Trevor Elliot: (The Game Creator)
Trevor Elliot was on trial for the murder of his wife and her boyfriend. The was the biggest test to see Mickey Haller’s skills with a high-profile case that was make-or-break for his career. Trevor devoutly maintained his innocence throughout the show’s run after being accused of murdering his wife, Lara, and her lover, Jan Rilz. The pair were found shot dead in their bedroom, with Trevor calling the police after finding their bodies. Trevor was the head pf Parallax Games. Trevor’s defence would frequently change, but he would claim it was simply to hide something bigger and worse that Mickey shouldn’t have known. Ultimately, he was declared not guilty after Mickey successfully argued he couldn’t have committed the murder and then got rid of his bloodied clothes and gun in the seven-minute window he would have had to have done it in.
6. Izzy Letts (The Coolest Driver)
Izzy was in court because of grand theft and assault but Mickey managed to prove her innocence. She is a former heroin addict, she became hooked on this illegal drug when she became addicted to painkillers. Mickey manages to release her from her chargers and hires her as a driver because she does not have the money to pay him and he needs a driver. Their relationship turns more into a friendship as the series goes on.