Dick Wolf partnering with 'CSI's Carol Mendelsohn for new 'Law & Order' spinoff


From the beloved "Law & Order: SVU" to the recently released "Law & Order: Organized Crime," "Law & Order" fans have plenty of content to consume these days. Now, they're about to get another spinoff show.

According to Deadline, the show pairs "Law & Order" executive producer Dick Wolf with Carol Menselsohn of "CSI" fame to produce "Law & Order: For the Defense."

The show is a new legal drama that will take a deep dive into a criminal defense firm. "Law & Order: For the Defense" was given a straight-to-series order by NBC.

“This new show is exciting for me personally,” Wolf said. “We spent the last 30 years on shows that played offense. Now it will be great to play defense, and being able to do it with Carol is an honor and an opportunity for both of us to do television that hasn’t been done before.”

Mendelsohn will be the showrunner while executive producing the show alongside Wolf, Arthur Forney, Julie Weitz, and Peter Jankowski.

After "Law & Order: Organized Crime," this marks the second year in a row that NBC has given a straight-to-series order for a new "Law & Order" installment. The fans just can't get enough!

Along with new "Law & Order" series comes new crossover episodes, and a recent one between "SVU" and "Organized Crime" has fans clamoring for more Olivia Benson and Elliott Stabler reunions.

Airing on May 13, the promo for the crossover episode shows Benson (Mariska Hargitay) as she asks Stabler (Christopher Meloni) for help in locating the person who killed her brother, Simon.

"I'm standing right here, Captain," Stabler says in an emotional moment for fans.

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