David James Elliott is going back into the legal world by joining the cast of Close to Home on CBS.

On the legal drama, Elliott will play D.A. Conlon, a smart, ambitious and charming big-city prosecutor from Manhattan who joins suburban prosecutors Annabeth Chase (Jennifer Finnigan) and Maureen Scofield (Kimberly Elise). The Hollywood Reporter says David will make his debut in the show's second season premiere.

Close to Home begins airing new episodes with David in the fall on CBS.