Season 1

Episode Guide


S1 E1
Sep 23, 2009
Humiliated by her husband, Alicia returns to work as an attorney.


S1 E2
Sep 30, 2009
Alicia represents a stripper who says she was raped at a bachelor party.


S1 E3
Oct 7, 2009
Alicia is asked to represent the teenage son of a former friend.


S1 E4
Oct 14, 2009
Alicia discovers evidence of possible jury tampering in her firm's class-action suit.


S1 E5
Oct 21, 2009
Will and Alicia try to prove that a train company is responsible for a freight train crash.


S1 E6
Nov 4, 2009
Alicia agrees to a conjugal visit with Peter to get information.


S1 E7
Nov 11, 2009
While representing the daughter of one of the partners, Alicia becomes attracted to her co-counsel.


S1 E8
Nov 18, 2009
Alicia gets ready to defend a scientist accused of arson; Peter's appeals process begins.


S1 E9
Nov 25, 2009
Alicia is asked to represent a partner in the firm on a DUI charge.


S1 E10
Dec 16, 2009
When a judge overturns a plea deal arranged by Alicia, she looks into his motivation.


S1 E11
Jan 6, 2010
Alicia learns more about her husband's fall from grace when she represents the wife of Peter's nemesis, Glenn Childs, in their divorce case. Also, Will gets cozy with his opposing counsel, Emily, during a wrongful death suit against caustic TV commentator Duke Rosco.


S1 E12
Jan 13, 2010
When a star high school quarterback dies from an overdose of painkillers, Alicia represents the doctor who prescribed the medication. At home, Alicia and the kids deal with some bad news and she gives Peter information that makes his blood boil.


S1 E13
Feb 3, 2010
Tensions are high as Peter's appeal trial begins and Alicia defends a wealthy client in civil court whose innocence she doubts, even after he's found not guilty in criminal court of murdering his wife. Meanwhile, Diane decides to take precautions when a felon she successfully prosecuted is about to be released from prison.


S1 E14
Feb 10, 2010
As Alicia defends a husband accused of murdering the babysitter, she and her family prepare for the outcome of Peter's appeal and his possible coming home.


S1 E15
Mar 3, 2010
Peter gets acclimated to life at home and works on a comeback strategy with his political team. Meanwhile, Alicia and Diane wrestle with spousal privilege laws in a murder case that hinges on their ability to get a wife to testify against her husband.


S1 E16
Mar 10, 2010
As Peter strategizes on how to handle his retrial and the next steps in his public rehabilitation, Alicia and Will defend an attorney arrested for murder.


S1 E17
Mar 17, 2010
Will and Alicia battle a health insurance company that refuses to pay for urgent in-utero surgery.


S1 E18
Apr 7, 2010
Alicia and Will deal with their growing sexual tension and Diane and Kurt McVeigh continue their flirtation. At the same time, Alicia defends a college student accused of killing her sorority sister while under the influence of a sleep aid.


S1 E19
Apr 28, 2010
When Alicia goes head-to-head in the courtroom with former boss Jonas Stern, she debates whether or not to use personal information to her advantage. Meanwhile, Peter uses religion to work on his appeal.


S1 E20
May 5, 2010
The police are quickly at the door when Peter's electronic monitor sounds after he chases Alicia out of the apartment. As a result, Grace and Zach scramble to figure out a way to keep him from being arrested.


S1 E21
May 12, 2010
The winner is announced in the competition between Alicia and Cary.


S1 E22
May 19, 2010
Eli Gold works on getting Peter's charges dropped, and Alicia defends Colin Sweeney, a client and accused wife killer, who claims self defense after she finds him handcuffed to a dead woman.


S1 E23
May 26, 2010
At Eli Gold's urging, Alicia must decide if she'll stand by her man during Peter's new political campaign, or if she'll pursue a relationship with Will instead.