Yahoo! Movies! has debuted the first trailer for The Lincoln Lawyer, which will be released in theaters nationwide on March 18, 2011. Click on the video below for your first glimpse at this new Matthew McConaughey legal drama:

Mickey Haller (Matthew McConaughey) is a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who operates out of the back of his Lincoln Continental sedan. Haller has spent most of his career defending garden-variety criminals, until he lands the case of a lifetime: Defending a Beverly Hills playboy accused of murder. But the seemingly straightforward case suddenly develops into a deadly game of survival for Haller. The Lincoln Lawyer is based on the best-selling Michael Connelly novel of the same name.