Alicia enlists Cary as her lawyer when she is deposed as part of the voter-fraud investigation. Meanwhile, Will goes up against a new prosecutor who proves to be a formidable adversary in the Jeffrey Grant case.
When Zach suspects to have seen vote tampering he asks Alicia and her firm to bring it to court, but they are not surprised for a surprise twist. Eli and Peter get the results of the election, while Alicia has a few choices to make. Kalinda and Robyn are both asked by Cary to join him.moreless
When the contents of an envelope fall on Alicia's desk, Will is forced to respond quickly to help his client.
Glenn Childs pulls Kalinda before the grand jury which causes Kalinda to enlist Alicia to defend her. Grace starts being more and more involved with her father's campaign due to her belief in God. Blake discovers the biggest secret yet that Kalinda has been hiding.
A South American dictator creates legal problems between two companies. Meanwhile, Alicia helps with Peter's campaign, then she finds out about him and Kalinda.
Alicia must help Zach in a case against a corrupt police officer. Meanwhile, the firm is facing financial difficulties.
Lockhart Gardner must help to cover up Mr. Bishop's illegal business. Meanwhile, Eli struggles to deal with a blog that posted a story about Peter.
Will struggles to deal with a judge from one of his cases who made a comment about him outside the courtroom.
Will's judicial bribery case goes before a grand jury.
When someone close to Alicia goes missing she realises she has a tough decision to make. Kalinda makes a move that puts her closer to Alicia again. Michael J Fox returns as Louis Canning.
While Will is trying his first case since his suspension, the firm is still in financial danger which leads them to the decision to make a new payment arrangement with their new landlord. Eli and Peter receive good news regarding their campaign, and Kalinda struggles with the return of her husband.moreless
The firm represents the parents of a murdered boy who sue the school for having something to with their son's murder. Eli and Kalinda try to find proof Peter didn't sleep with another campaign worker ; and Maddie expresses her problems with the campaign. She also develops a slow friendship with Alicia.moreless
Diane and Cary are representing an auto manufacturer who is being sued by Louis Canning because their new car which is automated crash into another car crippling the driver. Also being sued is the company employee who was test driving it. The manufacturer maintains there is nothing wrong with the car so it had to be the driver's fault. But the driver says something happened to the car. Canning advises the driver to get his own lawyer and recommends Alicia. Alicia starts serving on the election board as Landau's yes man. But another member tries to get Alicia to back him in his attempt to take down Landau. Peter moves in with Alicia for appearances sake. Eli and Ruth are both trying to get a wealthy woman to contribute to Peter's campaign.moreless
Lockhart Gardner represents two women who believe their website was sabotaged by a competitor. Meanwhile, Eli tries to cover up a story about an affair that may damage Peter's campaign. Kalinda involves Lana Delenay in the already complicated relationship she has with Nick.
While Alicia tries a pro bono case in which the witness becomes the suspect, Will and Diane discuss the firm's future.
Alicia defends a Muslim student who is accused of murdering a Jewish classmate, all while navigating the new developments in her personal life. Meanwhile, the staff of Lockhart/Gardner deal with new changes as well.
Lockhart Gardner represents a patient in a case against Patti Nyholm over a liver transplant, but ends up working with her after she fires her firm. Meanwhile, Alicia has to deal with the fallout of the news about Kalinda and Peter's affair.
Lockhart-Gardner's Legal Aid offers support to a policewoman who is accused of shooting her husband for insurance money. Alicia makes a sudden realization about her personal life, and Will finds out a shocking detail about Wendy's investigation.
A civil case turns criminal when the owner of an adultery website is accused of murdering a customer. Meanwhile, Kalinda considers leaving the firm.
Alicia looks to her past for inspiration when she is asked to deliver the keynote address at an American Bar Association conference in New York City. Meanwhile, the competition between Florrick-Agos and Lockhart-Gardner ramps up as each firm tries to align with a powerful Manhattan lawyer; and Will turns to an old acquaintance when it becomes clear that Nelson Dubeck's investigation into voter fraud isn't going away.moreless
Lockhart-Gardner faces trouble when a recently divorced couple claims the law firm influenced their separation for their own personal gain.
Alicia must quickly learn English Law when a libel case she won in the United States is retried in a British court.
Will and Alicia must go to military court.
Alicia's case is in jeopardy when her key witness kills himself. Meanwhile, Eli helps Peter.
Alicia manages the fallout when her corporate CEO client's insensitive statements to the press threaten the fate of a multi-billion dollar merger. Meanwhile, Diane and Louis Canning take opposite sides in a class-action suit involving a pharmaceutical company; and Eli learns the truth about Alicia and Peter's relationship.
Alicia faces an uncertain future when she is forced to resign as State’s Attorney in the wake of a voter fraud scandal. Also Diane and Cary are hired to argue against two ultra-conservative lawyers for a test case involving mandatory minimum sentencing.
Lockhart-Gardner takes on the U.S. Government for a military contractor who claims that he was tortured by the army in Afghanistan. While Diane and the team go through boxes of documents, mostly blacked out, Alicia must meet with a government monitor whose authority overrides attorney/client privilege. When counsel reveals damning evidence about the client, Alicia is asked by the monitor to reveal the evidence that would lead to his imprisonment… and if she doesn't, she may have to go to prison herself. So Alicia gets an attorney to help her with the questioning. At the State's Attorney's office, Peter decides to go after Will Gardner, who stole money from a client at his old firm in order to take care of his gambling addiction.moreless
The son of a Taiwanese diplomat is accused of rape and Caitlin must represent him; Eli enlists the help of his ex-wife for the case.
Alicia and Will have to reserve a hotel room when a case they're working on goes overtime. Eli gets some bad press when he takes on the job of helping a cheese guild do damage control on a poisoning scare.
Cary’s freedom lies in the hands of his pretrial service officer, as she interviews his colleagues to determine whether or not he should remain behind bars. Meanwhile, Alicia and Dean find themselves in unfamiliar territory when a client’s case ends up in Christian Arbitration.
Alicia defends a client charged with protecting the identity of the creator of an illegal currency. Meanwhile, Elsbeth still defends Will as he's a suspect in a bribe with several judges. Kalinda is also trying to find a way to help Will but finds out he is not the only party ( Cary, Dana & Wendy Scott Carr ) that might need her help.moreless
Recapping key characters and storylines from the show's first two seasons including interviews with stars Julianna Margulies, Christine Baranski, Josh Charles, Archi Panjabi, Matt Czuchry, Alan Cumming and Chris Noth.
Alicia rushes to stop an execution so she can help one of her clients and Eli works damage control.
Patti Nyholm teams up with Louis Canning with mysterious motives planned for Lockhart-Gardner.
Alicia is invited to join a blue ribbon panel investigating the details behind a police shooting. She appears to be the only member interested in discovering the truth.
Lockhart/Gardner leads a class action suit against a software company that allowed the Syrian government to "disappear" American citizens. Also, Will faces a hard decision in the wake of the Grand Jury proceedings.
Alicia's defense client is a documentary filmmaker accused of being the one responsible for a college girl's suicide. Will continues to serve his suspension at home with his two sisters keeping watch. Peter's campaign struggles when he realizes he has lost allies after hiring others based on merit only.
Alicia defends a judge facing misconduct charges and Kalinda visits Lana Delaney. Meanwhile, Cary makes a career change.
Alicia counsels a client whether to accept a strict plea deal. Meanwhile, Peter's newest political rival forces her back into the public spotlight.
Alicia faces off against Louis Canning in the courtroom, but discovers that she may have reason to join his firm.
A sexual misconduct claim sends Alicia to help out Colin Sweeney, who is struggling to gain back control of his company.