Bluff City Law

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Season 1 episodes (11)

1 Pilot
In the aftermath of her family tragedy, top corporate attorney Sydney Strait (Caitlin McGee) decides to put aside years of personal conflict with her father Elijah (Jimmy Smits) to rejoin his legendary Civil Rights firm and take on a chemical company whose product may cause cancer. No sooner is Sydney back, when she stumbles on a secret Elijah has been keeping from her that may change everything.
2 You Don't Need a Weatherman...
Elijah and daughter Sydney must put personal feelings aside to help a group of farmers who are in danger of losing everything to an insidious corporate scheme. Anthony and Jake team up to take on a seemingly light-hearted case about a stolen barbecue sauce recipe that actually would have a deeper impact on the city than anyone knows.
3 25 Years to Life
The fate of an innocent man is in the hands of Elijah and Jake. Meanwhile Sydney and Anthony take a case brought to them by old professor which may be more than it seems.
4 Fire in a Crowded Theater
After a young woman is murdered Elijah and Anthony take on hate-speech in a case against a controversial leader Campbell Mathers who is represented by Elijah's old friend and attorney Rachel Madsen.
5 When the Levee Breaks
Sydney and Elijah help a twelve-year-old girl find justice for the failed levee system that flooded her town. Della and Anthony fight for an old blues musician's song rights.
6 The All-American
Sydney and Elijah try two separate cases for an ex-college football star Marcus Wright who is dying. Della is presented with a lifetime achievement award from the LGBTQ community.
7 American Epidemic
Sydney, Elijah and Briana take on a pill mill OWNER responsible for creating an addiction epidemic in a small Tennessee town. Jake helps George move forward in his post-prison life.
8 Need to Know
Emerson's mother, General Virginia Howe, arrives in town with a life or death case she wants Sydney and Elijah to take. Della helps her son deal with her father's meddling behavior in the family business.
9 Ave Maria
Elijah and Sydney help a catholic teacher who is fired from her school after undergoing IVF treatment. Anthony gets involved with Briana's nephew when he is prohibited him from competing on the high school wrestling team. Guest staring Ana Mackenzie.
10 Perfect Day
Sydney and Elijah race against the clock to get political asylum for a journalist whose life is at risk. Emerson plans a Thanksgiving surprise for Elijah.
101 Sneak Peek
Memphis' two best lawyers are back in business. Jimmy Smits and Caitlin McGee star as father and daughter in Bluff City Law - and this special sneak peek gives you a first look.

About this show

Coming from a famous Memphis family known for taking on injustice, brilliant lawyer Sydney Strait used to work at her father Elijah's (Jimmy Smits) celebrated law firm until their tumultuous relationship got in the way. After barely speaking to him for years, Sydney is suddenly thrust back into the family fold when her philanthropist mother passes away unexpectedly. In the wake of her loss, hoping to reconnect with the daughter he loves, Elijah asks Sydney to rejoin his firm. She agrees because despite her lingering resentment and distrust, she knows that working alongside her father is her best hope at changing the world... if they can ever get along.

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13 reviews
Rye P
December 1, 2019
The crazy Hollywood leftists using TV programming to push their agenda on what they think the law should be rather than what it is.
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Khandice Lofton
January 26, 2022
This show was amazing, I hate that they canceled it.
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Jerry Grose
October 7, 2019
Awesome Show!
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