Also Jenna and Malcolm grow closer. Now, the most unlikely of people are starting a law practice in the most unlikely of places - a rundown shoe store. Most reviews of the pilot were mixed. Adam's ex-girlfriend Rachael arrives to convince him to leave Harry's firm and get his old job back, but to no avail. When he finds out Harriet is a lawyer, he begs her to represent him in an upcoming criminal case. Roseanna Remmick goes to great lengths to get a guilty verdict.
In a positive one Rob Owen said it had crisp politically tinged dialogue. Meanwhile, Adam represents the Chens, a Chinese family whose daughter was stolen because of China's one-child policy and adopted by American parents. Her first case is to defend Malcolm Davies, a troubled young man, facing his third drug offense. She and a handful of associates practiced law in an office located in a shoe store which was ran by her assistant Jenna Backstrom. Kelley September 28, 2011 2011-09-28 202 7. Back at the office, Adam must play mediator when the women who work downstairs in the shoe store revolt against Chunhua's seemingly tyrannical leadership. Elsewhere, a former high school classmate of Adam's, comes to him for help with her plea bargain on drug and prostitution charges.
Despite Harry's abrasive, world-weary disposition, she took a genuine interest in her accused clients and worked toward proving their innocence with heartfelt sincerity. Matthew, a dreamer at heart and also recently fired from his job as a high school teacher, is introduced to Harriet through Malcolm, a previous student of his. Tommy prepares for a gala where he hopes to win Trial Lawyer of the Year. Meanwhile, Tommy and Malcolm continue on their fast-food case. Kathy Bates starred as a recently fired patent lawyer named Harriet Korn. It stars Academy Award winner Kathy Bates as Harriet, a tough talker who is looking for a fresh start after being fired from her job as a patent lawyer.
Kelley October 19, 2011 2011-10-19 205 8. Kelley February 28, 2011 2011-02-28 2J5905 9. With Cassie's help, Adam hopes to win custody for the Chens. Harry and Tommy went to the gala where Peyton showed up and sang everyone a song as he had always wanted to do. Berman warns Harry that she doesn't want to go to trial; the client's wife freely smoked cigarettes for 35 years, and the company will keep the lawsuit tied up in litigation for years before the case even sees trial. Trials are rarely about the truth. Malcolm and Jenna try to talk about their kiss.
Adam Branch , an up-and-coming trial lawyer, joins Harry's firm after running her over with his car, and defends a street kid—Damien Winslow, who protects the neighborhood—who shot a man trying to rob a drycleaner. Matthew, a dreamer at heart and also recently fired from his job as a high school teacher, is introduced to Harriet through Malcolm, a previous student of his. While Harry began to defend Peyton, Adam took a case for a mother named Nancy Jones whose son, Brian Jones was convicted of murder and his attorney disappeared after filing his appeal. The show was renewed for a second season which consisted of twenty-two episodes. Meanwhile, Jenna fights to have her stolen car returned. If Harry lets her testify, she'll be suborning perjury, and if she doesn't, her client will surely be convicted, so she must do everything in her power to get her client to tell the truth. Her world unexpectedly collides with Malcolm's - a young man trying to figure out life.
The District Attorney herself tries the case and will go to any length to win. Unfortunately, his two businesses overlap resulting in his vegetables being fertilized with the decomposing bodies. Meanwhile, Adam and Rachel defend a death-row inmate, and Jenna and Malcolm have an argument. Malcolm goes on a date. Season 1, Episode 5 February 14, 2011 Season 1, Episode 5 February 14, 2011 Harry faces disbarment after she announces that her client is guilty, which forces a mistrial and has the judge holding her in contempt; and Malcolm exchanges undercover time with Cincinnati cops for an expunged criminal record. She subsequently starts her own small firm in a storefront that used to be a shoe store where she defends clients charged with serious crimes.
Meanwhile, in order to get his criminal record expunged, Malcolm goes undercover as a drug dealer. The series began with a seemingly jaded Harry finding passion for law again in the form of criminal defense. She even hired one of her clients Aml as a paralegal after he attempted suicide due to drug possession charges. An elderly woman, with little to no money, asks for Harry's help after she robs a liquor store to support herself. Kelley February 7, 2011 2011-02-07 2J5907 9.
Rachel and Adam appealed to the court system to allow Brian to file his second appeal due to the clerical error that happened with the first one. Season 1, Episode 11 March 28, 2011 Season 1, Episode 11 March 28, 2011 Harry defends an old friend and colleague who killed his business partner during an armed standoff; Adam tells Rachel that he loves her, but then has to break up with Chunhua; and Malcolm and Jenna try to find balance with their new love for each other. Malcolm is angry at Jenna after she downplays their relationship. Kelley January 24, 2011 2011-01-24 2J5902 10. Also, Lewis, a member of one of the gangs who wants out so he can live a better life, seeks Harry's help.