The Guardian (2001–2004)

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Nick Fallin is a hotshot lawyer working at his father's ultrasuccessful Pittsburgh law firm. Unfortunately, the high life has gotten the best of Nick. Arrested for drug use, he's sentenced ... See full summary »

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 Nick Fallin (67 episodes, 2001-2004)
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 Alvin Masterson (67 episodes, 2001-2004)
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 Jake Straka (67 episodes, 2001-2004)
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 Burton Fallin (67 episodes, 2001-2004)
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 Louisa 'Lulu' Archer / ... (58 episodes, 2001-2004)
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 James Mooney (45 episodes, 2001-2003)
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 Judge Rebecca Damsen (32 episodes, 2001-2004)
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 Laurie Solt (27 episodes, 2001-2004)
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Nick Fallin is a hotshot lawyer working at his father's ultrasuccessful Pittsburgh law firm. Unfortunately, the high life has gotten the best of Nick. Arrested for drug use, he's sentenced to do 1,500 hours of community service, somehow to be squeezed into his 24/7 cutthroat world of mergers, acquisitions and board meetings. Reluctantly, he's now The Guardian - a part-time child advocate at Legal Aid Services, where one case after another is an eye-opening instance of kids caught up in difficult circumstances. Written by GG

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Law for profit. Justice for children. Attorney Nick Fallin walks the line.

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Inspired by the work of producer David Hollander's brother, a child advocate lawyer. See more »

Quotes

Nick: My mom-my mom said I will always treat woman better than my father does.
Lulu: So do you?
Nick: I don't know, want to find out?
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The Empire In My Mind
Written by Jakob Dylan
Performed by The Wallflowers
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great show
27 May 2002 | by (Vancouver, BC) – See all my reviews

i don't like most TV drama, but i like this show. it has an edge, has some dark characters, and tackles some heavy issues in an intelligent manner. i especially like how Nick keeps getting into trouble, but is still such a lovable character. Think it'll last for a while.


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