Alicia goes back to work as a defence attorney at a prestigious and highly competitive Chicago law firm. She is soon landed with a tricky retrial involving a woman accused of murdering her husband.
Defence Attorney Alicia - Julianna Margulies - represents a stripper who was raped at a stag party and may have previously been abused by her husband
Alicia represents a boy who has been accused of murder, but he is the son of a former friend who snubbed her as soon as news of her husband's scandal broke out.
Alicia finds evidence of possible wrongdoing on the jury's part in a case against a major pharmaceutical company. Meanwhile, Peter's legal team work on his appeal.
Alicia represents three widows of train engineers who are suing their husbands' former employers to prove that a fatal crash was the company's responsibility, not the victims'
Alicia works on the appeal of a death row inmate who's accused of killing a police officer. But she must swallow her pride and visit Peter in prison for information.
Alicia represents the daughter of one of the partners at her law firm. She finds herself attracted to a colleague she's working with on the case who has an unusual way of defending their client.
Alicia discovers the culprit in an arson case that she is working on. Later, Alicia is caught off guard when she's asked to testify on Peter's behalf.
Alicia represents a senior partner in the law firm when he is arrested. Elsewhere, Alicia begins to doubt Peter's innocence in his corruption case after hearing evidence to the contrary.
Alicia investigates a judge after he overturns a straightforward plea case. Diane is given an offer she can't refuse.
The firm represent a widower whose wife killed herself after being wrongfully accused of murdering her child. Later, Alicia represents her husband's enemy in court.
The star of the school football team dies after taking an overdose of painkillers. Alicia represents the doctor who prescribed the medication in court.
Alicia defends Colin Sweeney, a wealthy client who was cleared of killing his wife but is still largely thought of as her murderer. Peter considers an offer from Childs.
Alicia helps with a murder case when a client discovers that her babysitter has been killed in her home, leaving her husband as the chief suspect
Alicia and the children adjust to having Peter back home. At work, Alicia teams up with Diane to help a client testify against her wealthy husband.
Alicia represents a client who's accused of leaking a court document to a drug lord who went on to murder a star witness. An unlikely source spreads family gossip.
Will and Alicia attend an emergency hearing in a hospital when a pregnant woman is told her insurance doesn't cover the operation that her unborn child needs
Emotions run high when Alicia and Will, who recently kissed, represent a student who is accused of killing her flatmate. Will their feelings get the better of them?
Alicia and Peter have a bust up after she discovers the real reason he has been taking the family to church. Can Alicia forgive her husband?
Grace and Zach get Peter out of a tight scrape with the police. Alicia tries to help her building manager Simran, but he lands in further trouble with immigration.
Alicia represents the wife of a rock star who wants a divorce, but things take a dramatic turn when the husband has a motorbike accident and ends up in a coma.
Alicia works on a manslaughter case involving a person who stalks criminals. Will the charges against Peter be dropped?
Alicia works with an undercover cop whose colleagues have been conspiring with gang members to deal illegal weapons. Things take a tragic turn when he is killed two hours after testifying in court.