Combining the extraordinary talents of an all-star cast with ground-breaking storylines, 'L.A .Law' draws to a close in the final, highly charged eighth season. As the concluding episodes begin, the firm is still undergoing endless change with new associates and ongoing renovations causing friction but as always, there is no time to stop as the complex cases continue to roll in. The staff continue to balance personal chaos with professional pressure but when Leyland abruptly announces his retirement, their lives are blown wide open. 'L.A. Law' was a huge commercial and critical hit and paved the way for today's quality US television drama. With numerous awards under its belt, the show maintains a huge worldwide fan base, over 20 years after it ended.