Peter Bash and Jared Franklin are young, fly-by-the-seat-of-their-pants lawyers and partners in the law firm Franklin & Bash. Their nontraditional approach to the legal profession keeps things interesting in the office and the courtroom. The duo's use of questionable legal tactics draws the attention of Stanton Infeld, partner of the prominent law firm of Infeld Daniels. He makes an offer for them to work for him with a promise of certain creative liberty. With work and play frequently intermingling, days and nights are anything but traditional when spending time with...
Franklin and Bash defend a woman charged with murdering her husband with sex. Sensing that either the judge or the jury is in on the take, the guys use unorthodox tactics to get justice for their client.
A plain jane woman who believes she was wrongly let go from her job at a men's magazine for being too good-looking comes to Infeld Daniels looking for legal representation. Meanwhile, the man-cave's overwhelming technology causes the server to crash, leaving everyone disconnected from their respective gadgets.
Peter represents Jared's old frenemy in a legal dilemma. With things never what they seem to be, the guys begin to see their client a different way. Jared is also asked to run lead on a divorce case when it becomes clear Karp and Hanna's history prevents them from working together.
A family is torn as one side sues the other over a priceless 1988 home-run baseball in a case that pits Jared against his own father. Meanwhile, Peter works with Hanna on defending a reality television father who is affectionately known as the "Douchey Dad." And Karp comes to Pindar for help on a top-secret project involving a compromising video.
After agreeing to help a reviled and terminally ill financier Carter Lang (guest star Jason Alexander) repay the investors he defrauded, Franklin & Bash (Breckin Meyer and Mark-Paul Gosselaar) face an ethical thicket when he changes his mind after his diagnosis is found to be a mistake. Meanwhile, Karp and Hanna use Pindar to persuade an eccentric multimillionaire businesswoman (guest star Sarayu Rao) to hire their law firm.
Peter and Jared represent two pole-dancing instructors who are charged with stealing from their clients. But the case soon creates tensions in their friendship. Meanwhile, Karp and Hanna defend a teenage boy who wants to kayak the Amazon solo against his father's wishes.
When Infeld's niece Lily is arrested for drug possession during a visit to their house, Peter and Jared work to gain her freedom while keeping the news from her uncle. Meanwhile, a surprise visit from an ex-con boyfriend puts Carmen in danger of being jailed for a parole violation.
Peter (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) is asked to defend ex-girlfriend Janie Ross's (Claire Coffee) fiancé Nathan Connor (guest star James Van Der Beek) in a prostitution case. And as representing a teacher accused of having sex with a student (guest star Alexandra Breckenridge) pits Jared (Breckin Meyer) against his old high school headmaster, the discovery of a long-missing body in Alaska spells trouble for Infeld (Malcolm McDowell).
While being manipulated by a scheming law partner (guest star Tricia Helfer), Franklin & Bash (Breckin Meter and Mark-Paul Gosselaar) must prove Infeld (Malcolm McDowell) is innocent of murdering his best friend during a mountain climbing expedition fifteen years ago. Hanna (Garcelle Beauvais) lends a hand when a younger challenger and a pair of greedy promoters threaten an aging professional wrestler's career.