The show aired from September 16, 1971 to August 24, 1974, lasting for three seasons and 69 episodes.
A two-hour pilot movie had aired as a 1971 "[[ABC Movie of the Week]]" entry prior to the series run.
The series was about Owen Marshall, a compassionate defense attorney who defended various clients in Santa Barbara, California with the help of his young assistants.
- Arthur Hill as Owen Marshall
- David Soul as Ted Warrick
- Reni Santoni as Danny Paterno
- Lee Majors as Jess Brandon
- Joan Darling as Frieda Krause
- Christine Matchett as Melissa Marshall
Crossovers with Marcus Welby, M.D.
The show had two crossovers with another David Victor series: "Marcus Welby, M.D.".
In the episode, "Men Who Care", Dr. Welby (Robert Young) persuades Marshall to defend a man who's accused of killing his daughter's boyfriend, the daughter being one of Welby's patients.
In the episode, "I've Promised You a Father", Marshall defends Dr. Welby's colleague Dr. Steve Kiley (James Brolin) in a paternity suit filed by a young nurse, who claims that Kiley is the father of her child. [[Category:ABC Shows]]