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Alexandra DeMonaco (Elizabeth Lackey) has just been let out of Mendocino Women's Prison for a crime she didn't commit. Her husband, Jason, embezzled $5 million from his company, leaving her holding the bag and escaping with their daughter, Mia. While in prison Alex attained her law degree online, first as an attempt to get back at her husband and then as a passion to "never leave a homegirl hangin' ."
In addition to navigating life as an ex-con and staying on the good side of her strict, no-nonsense parole officer, Alex's first priority on the outside is finding her guilty husband, she is also trying to get a pardon from the governor so she can practice law. For this, she enlists the help of Hamilton Whitney, a straight-laced, by-the-book attorney who reluctantly agrees to take her on as a paralegal in exchange for his services. In both Part 1 and 2 of the pilot, Alex stumbles upon an inconsistency in a case involving a large corporation called Coltar. The company Mr. Whitney ...
15 September 2002 (Canada)
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