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Who is the best fictional lawyer of all-time?

It is a question that ­has divided law offices, torn law-school friendships apart and driven legal nerds to the brink of madness.

Who is the best fictional lawyer of all-time?

Until recently this has been a question reserved for philosophers. But now, we have the technology to answer the age-old question in the most democratic way possible – an NCAA-style bracket tournament.

And so, at the end of November, the top legal minds at my firm, Abergel Goldstein & Partners, spend days compiling an exhaustive list of the top fictional lawyers. And now we make them battle in a head-to-head competition.

Using a secret scientific method, we have chosen and ranked 64 fictional lawyers from movies, hour-long dramas, cartoons, and sitcoms. Each week, a popular vote will determine which lawyers move on to the next round and which lawyers are thrown out of court.


Read Michael Spratt’s full article: Canadian Lawyer Magazine

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