Claire is seduced by Billy's newfound lust for life but hits a roadblock trying to fund the next leg of her educational journey; George is haunted by visions of an early trauma; David and Keith meet Mary; Vanessa encourages Rico to mingle, so he does--at a funeral directors' conference.moreless
Nick takes a job at the law firm of Walter and McNeil. Burton thinks his son made a mistake by taking the new job.
Lulu gives premature birth to a baby girl. She also decides to work part-time at legal services of Pittsburgh to take care of the baby.
Alvin tries to stop the execution of Taliek Allen because of new evidence that Alvin's client suffered brain damage when he was attacked. Alvin asks Nick for help and tries to get the execution stopped.
Lulu decides to have full custody of the baby and give the baby her last name not Nick's. She also steps down as head of Legal Services in Pittsburgh to work reduced hours and spend more time with the baby.
Alvin is angry because of what Nick told his client regarding his chances for a clemency hearing.
Nick learns that Burton has stepped down from his firm to be a grandfather to the baby. Nick also leaves his job at the firm of Walter and McNeil.
Nick and Lulu split up, but he promises to be there for the baby. Lulu names the baby 'Ann' after Nick's mother.
Because of his illness, Alvin quits. He says he's going to go to Antartica , but is that his real intention?
Nick steps in to for Alvin at an important 'State funding' meeting. He's decided to take up Alvin's earlier offer and become Lulu's replacement.moreless
David is having a rather interesting time trying to deal with Keith's niece. Nate has to leave work for a bit so he and Brenda can visit with his rabbi friend, but before he can leave he gets served with legal papers. They are getting sued by a former client. Keith's mother and father visit only to tell him how much they don't approve of his "lifestyle" and they don't want his niece exposed to it.moreless