The Guardian2001 | TV Show
A young legal shark works in his father's high-powered firm and at a child-advocacy center. But the latter isn't exactly pro-bono work: it's part of a drug sentence. Still, the experience has changed him.
Premiered: September 25, 2001
Season 1, Episode 1 Pilot
First Aired: September 25, 2001
In the pilot, lawyer Nick Fallin (Simon Baker), who is sentenced for a drug-related crime to work at a child-advocacy office, has his first case: deciding the custody of a boy (Erik Knudsen) who witnessed his father murder his mother. Dr. Thomas Reed: Kenneth Welsh. Laurie Solt: Kathleen Chalfant. Burton Fallin: Dabney Coleman.