Patti Nyholm teams up with Louis Canning with mysterious motives planned for Lockhart-Gardner.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Will's judicial bribery case goes before a grand jury.
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
Lockhart-Gardner faces trouble when a recently divorced couple claims the law firm influenced their separation for their own personal gain.
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.
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.
Will and Alicia must go to military court.
Alicia rushes to stop an execution so she can help one of her clients and Eli works damage control.
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's case is in jeopardy when her key witness kills himself. Meanwhile, Eli helps Peter.
While Alicia tries a pro bono case in which the witness becomes the suspect, Will and Diane discuss the firm's future.
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.
Alicia must quickly learn English Law when a libel case she won in the United States is retried in a British court.
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.