Catch the beginning of one of the most acclaimed shows on television with this first season of "The Practice." Bobby Donnell is a young, passionate lawyer struggling to keep his small Boston law firm afloat. He opened his practice full of idealist dreams of defending the innocent but quickly realizes that defending the blatantly guilty tends to be more profitable.
Bobby Donnell, a Boston attorney struggling to keep his law practice afloat, defends a 17-year-old girl who maintains her innocence after police discover cocaine in her possession.
Eugene attempts to avert tragedy by asking a judge to grant a restraining order against a man who repeatedly threatened his wife and young son. Bobby attempts to keep the practice afloat by borrowing money from Berluti's bank.
In preparation for a civil case, Bobby closely monitors a criminal trial against a man who strangled his girlfriend and plead temporary insanity.
The jury reaches a verdict in the Ronald Martin trial, but the outcome triggers more violence. Lindsay's opening statement in the case against the tobacco company produces a startling response from the defense.
Braun rejects a temporary insanity defense. Eugene wagers money that he can win an acquittal for a man he suspects is guilty of armed robbery. Ellenor meets a man through a personals ad.
The jury reaches a verdict in the case against Gerald Braun. Eugene represents a man who had sex with a thirteen year-old girl.