The Young Lawyers

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The Young Lawyers
The young lawyers 1970.JPG
Judy Pace, Lee J. Cobb, and Zalman King, 1970
GenreLegal drama
Created byMichael Zagor
Written byJohn W. Bloch
Harlan Ellison
Mel Goldberg
Joyce Perry
Robert Sabaroff
Guerdon Trueblood
Ed Waters
Michael Zagor
Directed byHarvey Hart
Gene Levitt
John Newland
Jud Taylor
StarringLee J. Cobb
Zalman King
Judy Pace
Phillip Clark
Composer(s)Lalo Schifrin
Leith Stevens
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes24
Producer(s)William P. D'Angelo
Herbert Hirschman
Matthew Rapf
Running time60 minutes
Production company(s)Crane Productions Inc.
Paramount Television
DistributorCBS Television Distribution (current)
Original networkABC
Original releaseSeptember 21, 1970 –
March 24, 1971

The Young Lawyers is an American legal drama that was aired on the ABC network for one season from September 21, 1970, until March 24, 1971. Starring Lee J. Cobb, Zalman King, Judy Pace and Phillip Clark, the show was a part of the network's 1970–71 lineup.


Aaron Silverman is part of a group of young, idealistic students at a top Boston law school who open a legal aid center, the "Neighborhood Law Office," to help the poor. As these young students have not yet been admitted to the bar, they receive guidance from established Boston lawyer David Barrett.


DVD releases[edit]

On December 9, 2016, CBS DVD and Paramount Home Entertainment released the Complete Series on DVD in region 1. This is a Manufacture-on-Demand (MOD) release, available from online sellers such as and their CreateSpace MOD program.[1]

Award nominations[edit]

Year Award Result Category Recipient
1971 Golden Globe Award Nominated Best TV Show - Drama
Best Supporting Actor - Television Zalman King
American Cinema Editors Best Edited Television Program Joseph Dervin (For episode "The Glass Prison")


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