The Lincoln Lawyer is a crime thriller, directed by Brad Furmanthat and was released in 2011. The movie starred Matthew McConaughy, Ryan Phillippe, and Marisa Tomei, and is focused on a defense attorney (McConaughy) who runs his law office from his car, a Lincoln Town Car, which he drives around town. The story is based on a novel of the same name by Michael Connelly.
Matthew McConaughy stars as Mick Haller, the titular “Lincoln Lawyer”. A playboy realtor gets in trouble and tells Haller that he’s been accused of assaulting a prostitute. Eager to earn some easy cash, Haller takes the case. However, there’s a strange similarity between this case and an old one of his. This case turns out to be far more complex than he ever thought it could be, and he finds himself trapped in the middle, between what is true, and what is right.