Defense Attorney Mitch McDeere is targeted for execution by the Chicago Mob in retaliation for bringing down a profitable Mob-operated Memphis law firm ten years earlier.

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...  Mitch McDeere 22 episodes, 2012
...  Ray McDeere 22 episodes, 2012
...  Abby McDeere 22 episodes, 2012
...  Tammy 22 episodes, 2012
...  Claire McDeere 19 episodes, 2012
...  Alex Clark 12 episodes, 2012
...  Andrew Palmer 12 episodes, 2012
...  Federal Marshall Louis Coleman 12 episodes, 2012
...  Kevin Stack 9 episodes, 2012
Terry Czerlau ...  Crew Cut 9 episodes, 2012
...  Joey Morolto Jr. 9 episodes, 2012
...  Sarah Holt 9 episodes, 2012
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Based on the best-selling novel by John Grisham, "The Firm" is a new drama series that continues the story of attorney Mitchell McDeere who, as a young associate 10 years earlier, had brought down the prestigious Memphis law firm of Bendini, Lambert & Locke, which had been operating as a front for the Chicago mob. After a difficult decade, which included a stay in the Federal Witness Protection Program, McDeere and his family now emerge from isolation to reclaim their lives and their future -- only to find that past dangers are still lurking and new threats are everywhere. Written by NBC Publicity

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The series ended being cancelled after only one season. The show concluded with a cliffhanger ending. See more »

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Spun-off from The Firm (1993) See more »

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I kind of like it.
27 January 2012 | by See all my reviews

I don't remember much about the film "The Firm," and I didn't read the book. This TV series takes up where the film and book left off, with Mitch McDeere (Josh Lucas) deciding to opt out of witness protection after the mobster who wanted him dead dies himself. He and his family, Abby (Molly Parker), their daughter Claire (Natasha Calis), his brother Ray (Callum Keith Rennie), a detective, and Ray's girlfriend Tammy (Juliette Lewis) come home. Mitch opens a private practice, but soon joins forces with a large law firm when he gets a case that could turn into a class action suit.

There's lots going on in this show -- it's told in flashback, and we're shown some very intriguing flash forwards that the story is leading up to. One of Mitch's assigned cases is of a young woman accused of killing a wealthy old lady she had just met; the large firm has some sort of interest in this case, but as yet, we don't know why. And while the mobster is dead, his son has just taken over. Will he want a contract put out on Mitch and his family? We don't know at the time of this writing. And other cases come and go. Plus stuff happening on the family front.

Josh Lucas is very strong as Mitch, and I absolutely love Molly Parker as his wife - a wonderful, graceful presence. Juliette Lewis, as Ray's sexy girlfriend who doesn't look much like a receptionist, is great, as is Rennie as Ray.

I keep reading this show is going to be canceled. Gee, I hope we get to see the whole season.


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