For a second season, Netflix has picked up David E. Kelley’s drama based on Michael Connelly.

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Tuesday at the Banff World Media Festival, Netflix’s head of international television Bela Bajaria made the announcement.

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The Fifth Witness, the fourth book in Connelly’s Lincoln Lawyer series, will serve as the basis for the second season’s batch of 10 episodes.

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Also joining the drama as co-showrunner and executive producer is Dailyn Rodriguez (Queen of the South).

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The 2019 pilot for Lincoln Lawyer, which had a series commitment penalty, was created for CBS originally.

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Following the unexpected rejection by CBS, A+E Studios shopped the show, which eventually found a home at Netflix.

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After the series gained popularity on the streamer, the renewal was taken for granted. 

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Following its May 13 release, Lincoln Lawyer has been cruising along in Netflix’s Global Top 10, making the list in 90 nations with a total of 260.53 million hours seen as of June 5.

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Kelley has a long list of creative projects in development on several platforms, including Lawyer.

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A second season of his Hulu drama Nine Perfect Strangers is also anticipated.

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