Raising the Bar (2008–2009)

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Former law school classmates reunite in court when they take on rival clients.

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 Jerry Kellerman (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Rosalind Whitman (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Nick Balco (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Michelle Ernhardt (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Marcus McGrath (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Charlie Sagansky (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Richard Patrick Woolsley (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Judge Trudy Kessler (25 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Roberta Gilardi / ... (24 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Vince Culp (15 episodes, 2008-2009)
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Former law school classmates reunite in court when they take on rival clients.

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so Godamn good
2 October 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

One name... Jerry Kellerman. He is probably just the cherry on top for this show. The writing is excellent, it's funny and witty and makes you giggle and it is also serious and thought provoking.You just can help but fall in love with Jerry and his personality and Gosselaar plays his part with no flaws.

Doing legal myself, i enjoy how this show ACTUALLY tackles some of the real issues with the legal system and it does so without bias as it shows the defendants point of view as well as the prosecution and this is well balanced.

Casting is superb. The actors all play their part and even the minor characters such as the defendants who change for every episode are very believable. And the inner stories within the series amongst the main characters are balanced and do not overshadow the legal issues of the series.

It's a shame this show only lasted 2 seasons as i see an amazing t.v show that REALLY should have gone for longer.

i recommend to anybody who is interested in the area of law and by all means, this is just my opinion. There are flaws in the show obviously but it ticked all my boxes so 10/10


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