The body of a young woman is found in a storm drain. Cpt Raydor's adoption of Rusty is made official.
The NCIS team turn their attention to an alleged war criminal, a former Communist lead from Romania, when it's discovered he living in Los Angeles under an assumed name.
Emily and Micah are scrambling to help a patient who desperately needs a kidney transplant, but they are confused when she turns down a kidney donation from her new husband. Emily helps Dr. Bandari and Dr. Hamada with a dangerous surgery to repair a defective heart valve in a baby that a patient is carrying for her sister. Emily vies for a position as Dr. Bandari's research assistant, hoping to prevent Cassandra from spending too much time with Will. Cassandra, however, is willing to do whatever it takes as she pursues Will.moreless
While investigating the firing of a lesbian couple from a news station, Kate discovers a scandal that may involve D.A. Davidson. Kate has to choose between Justin and Ben.
Justin's election may be in jeopardy when he introduces Kate to a Brazilian singer and activist. Lauren is attracted to a wealthy businessman who may not be all he seems.
While Lauren helps out Justin, Kate and Ben head to Lake Tahoe to help solve a jurisdictional dispute.
It's Kate and Ben versus Justin and District Attorney Davidson when a surprise witness surfaces in a mediation case.
Judge Nicastro needs Kate's help when a contract dispute with transit workers' union goes awry.
Kate and Ben take a personal interest in a prison mediation and find they have feelings for each other. Leo persuades Lauren to take a case on his behalf.
There's a clash over strategy at the firm when Kate's former private school asks for her to mediate with an expelled student.
Ben's client alleges police brutality and points the finger at Justin and the SF Police Department.
Kate gets involved with her client's mortgage problems while mediating bankruptcy negotiations.
Kate's latest mediation case deals with an aeronautics company and a severance package for a terminated employee.
Kate is ordered by Judge Nicastro to mediate an insurance dispute.
Kate is asked by Justin to negotiate a case for the FBI but things aren't as simple as they appear.
Kate doesn't stay fired for long when she returns to work and immediately mediates a case between a former employee and corporation whose working conditions might be the reason for the man's cancer. Reed & Reed's finances are on shaky ground and Kate and Justin's relationship is up in the air.moreless
Ted and Linda find their perfect matches thanks to Veridian's new genetic compatibility program. Meanwhile, Veronica and Lem are matched genetically, and she insists he make a sperm donation for her.