David E. Kelley
History: David E. Kelley is originally from Maine. He was an undergraduate at Princeton University and then went to Boston University for law school. He practiced law in Boston, and married actress Michelle Pfeiffer in November of 1993. Pfeiffer and Kelley have two children: Claudia Rose, born in March of 1993 (adopted by Pfeiffer eight months before her marriage to Kelley), and John Henry, born in August of 1994.
Kelley was an associate at Fine & Ambrogne in 1983 when he wrote his first film script based on some of his legal experiences. In 1987 it was produced and titled "From the Hip." Kelley then became a story editor for "L.A. Law," and eventually became an executive producer of the show. Since then, Kelley has worked on various shows such as "Doogie Howser, M.D.," "Picket Fences" and "Chicago Hope." He has also created two extremely successful shows of his own, "Ally McBeal" and "The Practice."