Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law
|Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law|
Marshall (Arthur Hill) with clients. From left: Michael Witney, Sharon Gless, John Davidson, Louise Sorel, 1972.
|Created by||Jerry McNeely
|Theme music composer||Elmer Bernstein|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||69|
|Running time||45–48 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Universal TV|
|Distributor||Studios USA Television|
|Original run||September 16, 1971– August 24, 1974|
Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law is an American legal drama, jointly created by David Victor and former law professor Jerry McNeely, that starred actor Arthur Hill. The series was broadcast on ABC from 1971 to 1974. A two-hour pilot movie had aired as a 1971 ABC Movie of the Week entry prior to the series run.
Hill starred as Owen Marshall, a compassionate defense attorney who defended various clients in Santa Barbara, California with the help of his young assistants. During the series run, several actors played the role of Marshall's assistants, including Reni Santoni, David Soul (later of Starsky and Hutch) and Lee Majors, formerly of The Big Valley and The Men From Shiloh. Majors co-starred in the series prior to his appearance in The Six Million Dollar Man.
- 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
The series marked one of director Steven Spielberg's earliest television directing stints and boasted several guest stars including:
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