The Practice (1997)

A provocative legal drama focused on young associates at a bare-bones Boston firm and their scrappy boss, Bobby Donnell. The show's forte is its storylines about “people who walk a moral tightrope.”

Writing:
  • David E. Kelley

Stars:
Release Date: 1997-03-04
Seasons: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
themoviedb icon 7.7/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: En
  • Runtime: 44
John Finn
John Finn
LisaGay Hamilton
LisaGay Hamil...
Rebecca Washington
Clancy Brown
Clancy Brown
Gil Bellows
Gil Bellows
Billy Thomas
Jeffrey DeMunn
Jeffrey DeMun...
Larry Brandenburg
Larry Branden...
Steven Winwood
Steve Harris
Steve Harris
Eugene Young
Camryn Manheim
Camryn Manhei...
Ellenor Frutt
Michael Badalucco
Michael Badal...
Jimmy Berluti
Jessica Capshaw
Jessica Capsh...
Jamie Stringer
James Spader
James Spader
Alan Shore
Rhona Mitra
Rhona Mitra
Tara Wilson
Michael Papajohn
Michael Papaj...
Jeffrey Tambor
Jeffrey Tambo...
Erika Christensen
Erika Christe...
Stanley Anderson
Stanley Ander...
Gina Gershon
Gina Gershon
Jack McGee
Jack McGee
Lucinda Jenney
Lucinda Jenne...
Reni Santoni
Reni Santoni
Rosie O'Donnell
Rosie O'Donne...
Titus Welliver
Titus Wellive...
Gordon
Rosanna Arquette
Rosanna Arque...
Lawrence Dobkin
Lawrence Dobk...
Michael Tucker
Michael Tucke...
Debi Mazar
Debi Mazar
Paul Ben-Victor
Paul Ben-Vict...
Mark Moses
Mark Moses
Dorian Harewood
Dorian Harewo...
Gates McFadden
Gates McFadde...
Stephen Caffrey
Stephen Caffr...
George Wallace
George Wallac...
Clyde Kusatsu
Clyde Kusatsu
Paul Eiding
Paul Eiding
Richard McGonagle
Richard McGon...
Patrick Wilcox
Gabrielle Anwar
Gabrielle Anw...
Bill Cobbs
Bill Cobbs
Robert DoQui
Robert DoQui
Bruce Weitz
Bruce Weitz
Robert Clohessy
Robert Clohes...
Detective Gagen
Louise Fletcher
Louise Fletch...
Calista Flockhart
Calista Flock...
Ally McBeal
John Capodice
John Capodice
Douglas Spain
Douglas Spain
Philip Baker Hall
Philip Baker...
Joseph Vinocour
Eve Gordon
Eve Gordon
Nan Martin
Nan Martin
J. August Richards
J. August Ric...
Clifton Powell
Clifton Powel...
Chyler Leigh
Chyler Leigh
Claire Wyatt
Marguerite MacIntyre
Marguerite Ma...
Rick Scarry
Rick Scarry
Julia Campbell
Julia Campbel...
Philip Casnoff
Philip Casnof...
Alan Oppenheimer
Alan Oppenhei...
Natalija Nogulich
Natalija Nogu...
Judge Stevens
Jeffrey Dean Morgan
Jeffrey Dean...
Betty White
Betty White
Tom McCarthy
Tom McCarthy
Tucker Smallwood
Tucker Smallw...
Morgan York
Morgan York
Charles Cooper
Charles Coope...
Robert Boucher
Allan Royal
Allan Royal
Bernard White
Michael Reilly Burke
Michael Reill...
Kimberlee Peterson
Kimberlee Pet...
Lawrence Monoson
Lawrence Mono...
Alex Carter
Alex Carter
Billy Gardell
Billy Gardell
Juanita Jennings
Juanita Jenni...
Scott Cohen
Scott Cohen
Hank Stratton
Hank Stratton
Katherine LaNasa
Katherine LaN...
Sheila
Rudy Ramos
Rudy Ramos
Emmy Rossum
Emmy Rossum
Daniel von Bargen
Daniel von Ba...
Bruce Davison
Bruce Davison
Scott Wallace
Lyman Ward
Lyman Ward
Bruce McGill
Bruce McGill
David Dukes
David Dukes
Cleavant Derricks
Cleavant Derr...
Kimberly Scott
Kimberly Scot...
Ron Glass
Ron Glass
Michelle Horn
Michelle Horn
Marla Sokoloff
Marla Sokolof...
Lucy Hatcher
Julie Ariola
Julie Ariola
Ron Livingston
Ron Livingsto...
Alan Lowe
John Doman
John Doman
Steven Eckholdt
Steven Eckhol...
Anjanette Comer
Anjanette Com...
Joseph Campanella
Joseph Campan...
Mary Page Keller
Mary Page Kel...
Frank Novak
Frank Novak
Ernie Sabella
Ernie Sabella
John Kapelos
John Kapelos
Matt Clark
Matt Clark
Lolita Davidovich
Lolita Davido...
Tony Danza
Tony Danza
Tommy Silva
Linda Hunt
Linda Hunt
Zoey Hiller
Ed Begley Jr.
Ed Begley Jr.
Michael Emerson
Michael Emers...
Charles Napier
Charles Napie...
Dylan Baker
Dylan Baker
Victor Williams
Victor Willia...
Tim DeKay
Tim DeKay
Alex Rocco
Alex Rocco
Kathy Baker
Kathy Baker
Chris O'Donnell
Chris O'Donne...
Timothy Carhart
Timothy Carha...
James Rebhorn
James Rebhorn
Michael Gaston
Michael Gasto...
Gary Cole
Gary Cole
Hynden Walch
Hynden Walch
Sarah Fisher (uncredited)
Alan Dale
Alan Dale
Michael Nouri
Michael Nouri
John Carroll Lynch
John Carroll...
Kevin Dunn
Kevin Dunn
Debbi Morgan
Debbi Morgan
David Ogden Stiers
David Ogden S...
Paul Dooley
Paul Dooley
Chi McBride
Chi McBride
Lake Bell
Lake Bell
Donal Logue
Donal Logue
Nick Offerman
Nick Offerman
John de Lancie
John de Lanci...
Sharon Stone
Sharon Stone
David Andrews
David Andrews
Robert Prosky
Robert Prosky
John Rubinstein
John Rubinste...
Vincent Pastore
Vincent Pasto...
Holland Taylor
Holland Taylo...
James Hong
James Hong
Ken Marino
Ken Marino
John C. McGinley
John C. McGin...
Leonard Goode
Christopher Evan Welch
Christopher E...
Edward Herrmann
Edward Herrma...
Anderson Pearson
Lara Flynn Boyle
Lara Flynn Bo...
Helen Gamble
Dana Ivey
Dana Ivey
Jonathan Tucker
Jonathan Tuck...
Armin Shimerman
Armin Shimerm...
René Auberjonois
René Auberjon...
Larry King
Larry King
Anton Yelchin
Anton Yelchin
Justin Langer
Lois Smith
Lois Smith
Paz de la Huerta
Paz de la Hue...
Charles Durning
Charles Durni...
Viola Davis
Viola Davis
Caroline Aaron
Caroline Aaro...
Lee Garlington
Lee Garlingto...
Arye Gross
Arye Gross
Daniel Warner
Richard Schiff
Richard Schif...
Laz Alonso
Laz Alonso
Bill Smitrovich
Bill Smitrovi...
Patricia Wettig
Patricia Wett...
Howard Hesseman
Howard Hessem...
John Larroquette
John Larroque...
Christopher Reeve
Christopher R...
Taryn Manning
Taryn Manning
Chris Sarandon
Chris Sarando...
Kim Raver
Kim Raver
Taylor Negron
Taylor Negron
Dyan Cannon
Dyan Cannon
Virginia Madsen
Virginia Mads...
Steven Gilborn
Steven Gilbor...
Kenneth Welsh
Kenneth Welsh
Robert Carradine
Robert Carrad...
Christopher Darga
Christopher D...
Cliff DeYoung
Cliff DeYoung
Andre Braugher
Andre Braughe...
Bill Moseley
Bill Moseley
Patrick Dempsey
Patrick Demps...
Jerry Wasserman
Jerry Wasserm...
Stephen Tobolowsky
Stephen Tobol...
CCH Pounder
CCH Pounder
Ken Howard
Ken Howard
Frank Patanki
Christian Clemenson
Christian Cle...
Dann Florek
Dann Florek
Matt Czuchry
Matt Czuchry
Michelle Hurd
Michelle Hurd
Kate Burton
Kate Burton
Susan Alexander
Tracy Middendorf
Tracy Middend...
Leon Russom
Leon Russom
Dakota Fanning
Dakota Fannin...
Tim Guinee
Tim Guinee
James Pickens Jr.
James Pickens...
David Eigenberg
David Eigenbe...
Harvey Welk
Rockmond Dunbar
Rockmond Dunb...
Saul Rubinek
Saul Rubinek
Daniel Dae Kim
Daniel Dae Ki...
Dylan McDermott
Dylan McDermo...
Bobby Donnell
Patricia Belcher
Patricia Belc...
Jury Forewoman
Armand Schultz
Armand Schult...
Carmen Argenziano
Carmen Argenz...
Mark Harelik
Mark Harelik
Jordan Lund
Jordan Lund
Rondi Reed
Rondi Reed
Kurt Fuller
Kurt Fuller
Patrick Gallagher
Patrick Galla...
Chad Donella
Chad Donella
Joanna Gleason
Joanna Gleaso...
Patience Cleveland
Patience Clev...
Thom Barry
Thom Barry
Michael Cavanaugh
Michael Cavan...
Charles Cioffi
Charles Cioff...
Melinda McGraw
Melinda McGra...
Donnie Wahlberg
Donnie Wahlbe...
Richard Gilliland
Richard Gilli...
Ivonne Coll
Ivonne Coll
Donna Pieroni
Donna Pieroni
Robert Curtis Brown
Robert Curtis...
Beah Richards
Beah Richards
Tom McGowan
Tom McGowan
Victor Brandt
Victor Brandt
Ivar Brogger
Ivar Brogger
Daveigh Chase
Daveigh Chase
Robert Peters
Robert Peters
Officer Cooper
Penny Johnson
Penny Johnson
Jack Blessing
Jack Blessing
DA Horowitz
Daniel Christopher Covell
Daniel Christ...
Barry Miller
Barry Miller
Douglas Colson
Rick Hoffman
Rick Hoffman
Ben Mankiewicz
Ben Mankiewic...
Bob Clendenin
Bob Clendenin
Betty Murphy
Betty Murphy
Ellen Bry
Ellen Bry
Isabella Hofmann
Isabella Hofm...
Francis Guinan
Francis Guina...
Gary Newman
Shiva Rose
Shiva Rose
Mark Blum
Mark Blum
Vic Chao
Vic Chao
Jon Cryer
Jon Cryer
Marshall Allman
Marshall Allm...
John Cothran, Jr.
John Cothran,...
David Huddleston
David Huddles...
Ted Shackelford
Ted Shackelfo...
Aaron Lustig
Aaron Lustig
Susan Floyd
Susan Floyd
Loren Lester
Loren Lester
Ricco Ross
Ricco Ross
Reporter
Meredith Vieira
Meredith Viei...
Art LaFleur
Art LaFleur
Betsy Brandt
Betsy Brandt
Kathryn Harrold
Kathryn Harro...
Diane Venora
Diane Venora
L. Scott Caldwell
L. Scott Cald...
Andrew W. Walker
Andrew W. Wal...
Jeremy Roberts
Jeremy Robert...
Mary Chris Wall
Mary Chris Wa...
John Aylward
John Aylward
Michael Brandon
Michael Brand...
Harve Presnell
Harve Presnel...
Marc Vann
Marc Vann
Tammy Townsend
Tammy Townsen...
Rachel Reynolds
Aloma Wright
Aloma Wright
Lisa Eichhorn
Lisa Eichhorn
Matthew Settle
Matthew Settl...
Carolyn McCormick
Carolyn McCor...
Daniel Davis
Daniel Davis
Lorna Raver
Lorna Raver
Pearson's Assistant
Jane Kaczmarek
Jane Kaczmare...
Pamela Boyd
Kelli Williams
Kelli William...
Lindsay Dole
Christopher Cousins
Christopher C...
Ellen Geer
Ellen Geer
Debra Mooney
Debra Mooney
Peter MacKenzie
Peter MacKenz...
Whip Hubley
Whip Hubley
Micole Mercurio
Micole Mercur...
Steven Culp
Steven Culp
Robert David Hall
Robert David...
Dorothy Lyman
Dorothy Lyman
Christine Estabrook
Christine Est...
Robin Gammell
Robin Gammell
Michael Small
Ray Abruzzo
Ray Abruzzo
Peter Michael Goetz
Peter Michael...
Dennis Murphy
Eric Bruskotter
Eric Bruskott...
Lesley Ann Warren
Lesley Ann Wa...
Roger Corman
Roger Corman
Dan Desmond
Dan Desmond
Rick Lenz
Rick Lenz
D.B. Woodside
D.B. Woodside
Linda Hart
Linda Hart
Michael Harney
Michael Harne...
Walt Frazier
Keith MacKechnie
Keith MacKech...
Silas Weir Mitchell
Silas Weir Mi...
Bruce French
Bruce French
Earl Boen
Earl Boen
Martin Ferrero
Martin Ferrer...
Randy Oglesby
Randy Oglesby
Denis Arndt
Denis Arndt
William Atherton
William Ather...
Tom Amandes
Tom Amandes
Anna Gunn
Anna Gunn
Bernard White
Bernard White
Jessalyn Gilsig
Jessalyn Gils...
Albert Hall
Albert Hall
Dennis Boutsikaris
Dennis Boutsi...
Bonnie Bartlett
Bonnie Bartle...
Joanne Oz
Dennis Haskins
Dennis Haskin...
Lane Smith
Lane Smith
Stefan Gierasch
Stefan Gieras...
Jeremy Ratchford
Jeremy Ratchf...
Gibbons
Taylor Nichols
Taylor Nichol...
Stacey Travis
Stacey Travis
Mark Sheppard
Mark Sheppard
Craig Wasson
Craig Wasson
Father O'Brien
Tyler James Williams
Tyler James W...
Jill Clayburgh
Jill Clayburg...
Doug Hutchison
Doug Hutchiso...
Michael Cornacchia
Michael Corna...
Troy Evans
Troy Evans
Michael Byrne
Michael Byrne
Officer (uncredited)
Victoria Principal
Victoria Prin...
Richard Masur
Richard Masur
Adam Goldberg
Adam Goldberg
Mitchell Ryan
Mitchell Ryan
Lisa Edelstein
Lisa Edelstei...
Barry Primus
Barry Primus
Miriam Flynn
Miriam Flynn
Mary Stokes
William Sanderson
William Sande...
Currie Graham
Currie Graham
Teri Polo
Teri Polo
Anthony Heald
Anthony Heald
Alexandra Kyle
Alexandra Kyl...
Lydia Blanco Garza
Lydia Blanco...
George Wyner
George Wyner
Bruce Wright
Bruce Wright
Ted McGinley
Ted McGinley
Mark Pellegrino
Mark Pellegri...
Suzanne Whang
Suzanne Whang
James Eckhouse
James Eckhous...
Kirsten Nelson
Kirsten Nelso...
Anna Deavere Smith
Anna Deavere...
Melina Kanakaredes
Melina Kanaka...
Forbes Riley
Forbes Riley
Chelsea Handler
Chelsea Handl...
Valerie Perrine
Valerie Perri...
Jane Elaine
Kevin Patrick Walls
Kevin Patrick...
Wesley Jonathan
Wesley Jonath...
Ed Berke
Ed Berke
Hostage Negotiator
Joan McMurtrey
Joan McMurtre...
Amanda Fuller
Amanda Fuller
Lisa Sheridan
Lisa Sheridan
Dennis Neal
Dennis Neal
Jessica Steen
Jessica Steen
John Lavachielli
John Lavachie...
Jeff Perry
Jeff Perry
Steve Ryan
Steve Ryan
Norman Lloyd
Norman Lloyd
Kelly Overton
Kelly Overton
Jim Pirri
Jim Pirri
Michael Patrick McGill
Michael Patri...
Antonio David Lyons
Antonio David...
Stephen Macht
Stephen Macht
David Julian Hirsh
David Julian...
Amy Van Nostrand
Amy Van Nostr...
Thomas Kopache
Thomas Kopach...
Judge Seymour
Nicole DeHuff
Nicole DeHuff
Geraldine Singer
Geraldine Sin...
Margaret Berry
Lane Davies
Lane Davies
Scott Allan Campbell
Scott Allan C...
District Attorney
Virginia Capers
Virginia Cape...
Virginia Reynolds
Shea Farrell
Shea Farrell
Justin Cooper
Justin Cooper
Timothy Graham
Heather McComb
Heather McCom...
Michael Winters
Michael Winte...
Dirk Blocker
Dirk Blocker
Mike Muscat
Mike Muscat
Jack Laufer
Jack Laufer
Gerald Braun
Ron Leibman
Ron Leibman
Tim Choate
Tim Choate
Joey Zimmerman
Joey Zimmerma...
Sayed Badreya
Sayed Badreya
Floyd Van Buskirk
Floyd Van Bus...
Vince Colosimo
Vince Colosim...
Al Bandiero
Al Bandiero
Hugh Holub
Hugh Holub
Dreya Weber
Dreya Weber
Paul Raci
Paul Raci
Bill Applebaum
Bill Applebau...
Kyle Massey
Kyle Massey
Marc John Jefferies
Marc John Jef...
Ronn Surels
Ronn Surels
Bobby's Double
Haskell V. Anderson III
Haskell V. An...
Stan Ivar
Stan Ivar
Sybil Temchen
Sybil Temchen
Amy Warner
Amy Warner
Marcia Stanton
Katie Volding
Katie Volding
Richard Penn
Richard Penn
Judge Wald
Ken Hudson Campbell
Ken Hudson Ca...
Elayne Taylor
Elayne Taylor
Steve B. Green
Steve B. Gree...
Kidnapped Boys' Father
Chelsea Tavares
Chelsea Tavar...
Mark Steines
Mark Steines