Synopsis of The Lincoln Lawyer
Mickey is a Lincoln Lawyer – a criminal defence attorney operating out of the back of his car, a Lincoln – taking whatever cases the system throws at him.
He’s been a defence lawyer for a long time, and he knows just how to work the legal system.
When a Beverly Hills rich boy is arrested for brutally beating a woman, Haller gets his first high-paying client in years.
The evidence mounts on the defence’s side, and Haller might even be in the rare position of defending a client who is actually innocent.
But then the case starts to fall apart.
And neither the suspect nor the victim are quite who they seem, and Haller quickly discovers that when you swim with the sharks, you might just end up as prey…
Synopsis of The Lincoln Lawyer taken from Amazon
Review of The Lincoln Lawyer, by Michael Connelly
The Lincoln Lawyer is a very good novel. The first in the Michael Haller series.
I’d already read the second one, The Brass Verdict, and this one seems just as good.
The guy is very intelligent, without cheating clients or failing to look out for their interests, he handles them in such a way that he always gets the most personal benefit.
As a lawyer he’s very good. He has no office, he handles all his affairs from his car, a Lincoln Town Car.
His personal life is normal for an American: two ex-wives with whom he has great relationships and a daughter from his first marriage.
He’s the son of a very famous lawyer, whom he only knew by what other people told him, since he died when he was very young.
He’s the half-brother of Harry Bosch, the main protagonist of the Michael Connelly novels, but we don’t find this out until the second novel.
I don’t know if the novel is translated into Spanish, what I do know is that a movie based on it is coming out in March, with the same title, starring Matthew McConaughey.