Mickey Haller has fallen on tough times

Mickey Haller is a fictional character created by Michael Connelly.  He’s a lawyer.  His legal name is Michael J. Haller, Jr.

THE FIFTH WITNESS Mass Market Paperback Out Now

The Fifth Witness (US)The mass market paperback of The Fifth Witness has just been released in the US and Canada.


Mickey Haller has fallen on tough times. He expands his business into foreclosure defense, only to see one of his clients accused of killing the banker she blames for trying to take her home. This #1 New York Times bestselling novel was originally released in hardcover in 2011.
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The Lincoln Lawyer – Movie

From Michael Connelly’s official website: “There is movie news out of Hollywood. Tommy Lee Jones has signed on to direct and co-star in the film adaptation of Michael Connelly’s novel, THE LINCOLN LAWYER. He will co-star with Matthew McConaughey, who has been signed to play Mickey Haller. It’s not yet clear which role Jones will play. John Romano penned the screenplay.”

The main character of the book is Michael J. Haller, Jr. (Mickey Haller).  The novel was written by Michael Connelly.  You can see a synopsis of the book at his official website.  You can also see my review of the book published in the Nebraska State Bar Magazine: The Nebraska Lawyer.