One Dollar Lawyer Release Date, Plot, Cast & More

One Dollar Lawyer is a South Korean law drama series penned by Choi Su-jin and Choi Chang-hwan. It features Namkoong Min and Kim Ji-eun as the main leads. The drama tells the story of a lawyer with the best law expertise who only costs 1000 won for legal services.

One Dollar Lawyer Kdrama Brief Profile

  • Drama: One Dollar Lawyer
  • Also Known As: One Thousand Won Lawyer, 1000 Won Lawyer, Cheonwonjjari Beyonce
  • Screenwriter: Choi Soo Jin, Choi Chang Hwan
  • Director: Kim Jae Hyun
  • Genres: Law, Drama
  • Original Network: SBS
  • Total Episodes: 16
  • Release Date: Sep 23, 2022 – Nov 12, 2022
  • Airing Days: Friday, Saturday
  • Time slot: 22:00-23:10 KST
  • Duration: 60 min
  • Country: South Korea
  • Language: Korean

One Dollar Lawyer Plot Synopsis

The plot of the drama follows Lawyer Cheon Ji Hun, who has a unique sense of style, including elegantly permed hair. Despite being one of the most successful lawyers around, his fee is simply 1,000 won (about $1) for his services. He makes an argument against the priciest attorneys who are representing wealthy clients who intend to break the law.

Baek Ma Ri has been working as the prosecutor’s assistant ever since she received her degree from the Judicial Research and Training Institute. She is also a lawyer at the renowned Baek Law Firm, founded by her grandfather Baek Hyun Mu. She is confident and self-assured. Ma Ri’s life has been going perfectly till she meets Choen Ji Hun.

One Dollar Lawyer Kdrama Cast

Main Cast

Namkoong Min plays Chun Ji-hoon, a legal hero with strong cost-effectiveness who can be satisfied with a 1,000 won charge in return for his legal services. 

Kim Ji-eun plays Baek Ma-ri, the last presenter for the Judicial Research and Training Institute

Choi Dae-hooon plays Seo Min-hyuk, a royal prosecutor in the legal system who pursues his own interests.

Lee Deok-hwa plays Baek Hyun-moo, a lawyer who established a big law firm.

Park Jin-woo plays Sa Ma-jang, a legal firm clerk.

Supporting Cast

  • Ha Sung-kwang plays Seo Young-joon, a lawyer from Baek Hyun-moo’s law firm.
  • Kim Ja-young plays Jo Eul-rye, the owner of the building that Chun Ji-hoon is renting.
  • Kim Cheol-yoon plays Lee Myung-ho, Chun Ji-hoon’s client who is guilty of 4 criminal thefts.
  • Jo Yeon-hee plays Oh Min-ah, Baek Ma-ri’s mother.
  • Gong Min-Jeung plays Na Ye-jin, a prosecutor with a high lifestyle.
  • Lee Chung-ah plays Lee Joo-young, a fair lawyer.
  • Park Sung-joon plays Kim Min-jae, Ji-hoon’s client.

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