Alicia Florrick is the wife of a former state's attorney for Cook County. He has been imprisoned after a sex and corruption scandal. Alicia must deal with the public humiliation. She must also fend for her two children. After years of being a housewife and mother, she returns to work as a litigator at the law firm Stern, Lockhart & Gardner. She must now prove herself in the courtroom.
His scandal. Her story.
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Did You Know?
The show is set in Chicago, but filmed in New York City. The pilot was filmed in Canada, and filming was planned to continue there, but Julianna Margulies
asked the producers to shoot in New York City, because she had just become a mother, and couldn't leave for Canada for nine months a year. See more
Referenced in The Simpsons: The Food Wife