Martina is a first year lawyer. In the conference room with all the lawyers to assist on a big case, Martina speaks up with an insight to the evidence against their client. She gets noticed and asked to be third chair on another case.
Martina is assigned the jail mail to see if there is any potential case to represent. She finds one - a woman who admitted to a crime but was determined insane and put in a hospital. Eleven years later, she is better and claims innocence.
Martina partners with Nolan Adams, a third-year lawyer, on a case about surrogate mother who sues for the baby's custody when her sister, the mother of the child, goes in a coma. Martina questions the father's motive in wanting the baby.
Martina's knowledge of football helps her get assigned to a case of a high school football star whose potential career was ended due to injuries. The coach did not get him treatment, and he got worse. Martina's first paycheck is delayed.
Martina accepts a case for the law firm. A man's wife was killed during a robbery, and the case goes from an accidental death, to a wrongful death, to a murder. The jewelry store owner had ordered a hit on the wife to cover up fraud.
Martina and the other lawyers represent a client accused of killing his friend and night-club partner. Cindy is having a birthday party and Riley invites herself. Cindy wants to hide that she is dating Riley's ex-boyfriend.
The daughter of wealthy parents leaves a drug rehab against doctor's orders and joins a cult. As she is giving all her trust fund money to the cult leader, the law firm intervenes to stop the flow of money, and get her out of the cult.
A man wants to sue a large company who is spilling waste into the waters and causing health problems for the town. His daughter is ill and he cannot pay the bills. Martina makes a casual remark and the guy punches the company owner.