A seemingly overzealous cop busts a "gambling den" which turns out to just be a few old friends playing for pennies. But the only thing worse than dealing with a stubborn mule is dealing with four of them.
A man makes the headlines for tax fraud, but blames his lawyer for advising him badly. So he decides he would rather have Jones. But yet again Jones is torn because of other less than righteous things in the guy's past.
Ernie the butcher is not happy that his sister has married a criminal, but Johnny says he is reformed and asks Jones to transfer his laundry into his wife's name. However Ernie thinks that not just clothes but money is being laundered.
In an uncharacteristically serious story, free of the usual shenanigans, Jones deals with a traumatic case of a man who had tried to pass the buck, going through the stages of coming down from a heroin high.
Jones is called on by the daughter of a retired judge who is one of his personal heroes to stop his violent descent into alcoholism. The man then not only becomes his own defense but is also called as a witness for his prosecution.
In another case of mistaken identity and lynch mob rule, a boy who swerved to miss a hit and run victim knocked down by a motorcycle gang is accused of being the killer himself. But then suddenly Jones finds his own livelihood at risk.
The odd couple fashion designers return when Berger loses a contract from his best friend who is disgusted with the terms, but then it turns out Wilmer had it drawn up by the office of Abraham Lincoln Jones.