In the first-season finale, Elizabeth's defense of an admitted rapist forces her to straddle a rigid personal boundary. Meanwhile, Chester goes after a slumlord on behalf of a little girl who was mauled by a rat, and Molly anxiously awaits the results of her bar exam.
Elizabeth faces disbarment and jail time for jury tampering, so Russell, Chester and Molly hatch a plan to save her---and the firm---that targets Zach Williams' uncomfortable memories about an old murder case.
Elizabeth struggles to overcome some personal setbacks---including an indictment for jury tampering---in time to take control of a high-profile case involving two impudent high-school girls who are implicated in the murder of a classmate.
Russell and Chester circle the wagons when Elizabeth comes under fire from Zach Williams after he mounts a grand-jury investigation of her defense of Ethan Foster. Meanwhile, Molly prepares for her first case, and a faculty event exposes Matt and Elizabeth's marital problems.
Elizabeth is wary of her client, an accused murderer (Pruitt Taylor Vince) who claims he can communicate with the dead, but she's convinced of his abilities after he shares information about her missing son.