After losing her boyfriend and her high-powered job as an attorney all on one day, Nina finds that the only job available to her is at the Public Defender's office. She quickly realizes ... See full summary »
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...  Nina Whitley 12 episodes, 2014
...  Phil Quinlan 12 episodes, 2014
...  Trent Barber 12 episodes, 2014
...  Carlos 12 episodes, 2014
...  Micah 12 episodes, 2014
...  Cheryl 8 episodes, 2014
...  Boring Larry 8 episodes, 2014
...  Judge Nelson 5 episodes, 2014
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After losing her boyfriend and her high-powered job as an attorney all on one day, Nina finds that the only job available to her is at the Public Defender's office. She quickly realizes that the system is more screwed up than her own crazy personal life. Written by anonymous

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Avoid the idiotic "Bad Judge" and watch this instead...
17 October 2014 | by See all my reviews

If you're into comedies about lawyers and courts you might find your new favorite show in this one.

A woman lawyer loses her job after an incident in her high-powered corporate firm and ends up in public defender's office, defending cases faaaar from glamorous! So it is basically a "fish out of water" comedy. The fancy attorney goes to defend poor people in a smelly courthouse.

Obviously you can expect lots of awkward moments that our heroine is getting into and this is where Eliza Coupe (as Nina the lawyer) is shining. The supporting cast is also very good and especially Fred Melamed who plays the sarcastic (but fair) judge.

Overall seems like a good comedy, way better than the ridiculous "Bad Judge", so if this is your thing, check it out!


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