Sherril Brewster asks Petrocelli for help, she says she killed her ex-husband. Things get weird when they find out the ex-husband is really dead but the evidence shows the killer is Sherril's current husband.
John Oleson is accused of murdering General Drew because he has fired him. The two didn't like each other, John was at the crime scene and his fingerprints are on the murder weapon, that all makes him an ideal suspect.
In the dead of night, the residents of a sprawling apartment complex hear two rapid-fire gunshots. They race to the apartment of a young woman living alone, and find the body of another resident on the floor near her bed. The young woman claims that the man raided her room and she shot him in self-defense. The District Attorney believes part of the story, but claims the victim wasn't threatening the young woman and files manslaughter charges against her. But that's not half of the story. The young woman is blind. She only heard the intruder and panicked, grabbing a ...
Mark Orland was a successful writer, and his latest idea of a book made many of his old-time friends angry - including Emily Burke who was seen escaping the crime scene moments after a gunshot is heard.
This case is not an ordinary one for Petrocelli. As a matter of fact, the man he accepts to defend is none other than Dusty Rhodes, a film star who was his youth idol. Dusty is suspected of having murdered Mannie Tyler, a film producer, and all appearances are unfortunately against him. But Petrocelli's favorite actor is positive he has nothing to do with the crime.
Don Janssen is arrested for robbery, but escaped to Mexico. When brought back from Mexico in a police car along with Petrocelli, they are attacked and chased in the Mexican desert by the men who want their robbed values back.
Paul asks his old friend Tony to make him a testament and an envelope addressed to Frank Keegan for storage. Later Paul dies in an explosion and Keegan also dies in an accident. Tony tries to find out who is responsible for his friend's death.
Petrocelli's license to practice law, as well as his freedom, are in jeopardy when a witness in his latest case accuses him of bribery. A whiz-kid lawyer takes over the case and also offers to help Tony clear his name.
Tony represents an entertainer who's charged with killing the manager of the club where he works. It seems like the manager was short changing everyone at the club. And he was the one who was seen going into his office before he was killed. But he claims the man was already dead when he entered.