Billy McBride is reluctantly pulled back into criminal defense when his friend's 16- year-old son is arrested for a double murder.
After a brutal loss, Billy decides to formally take on Julio Suarez's defense, but before he can go back to court, he has to get his team back together first.
When Billy learns the name of the real shooter, he has to turn to the FBI to help him bring his elusive suspect in for questioning.
Billy tries a risky strategy to suppress the prosecution's two key pieces of evidence, hoping he can clear Julio's name before trial even begins.
Billy finally gets a witness who can exonerate Julio, but he won't talk unless Billy can convince the prosecutor to give him a deal.
Believing his client will soon be a free man, Billy joins Marisol for a romantic weekend in Mexico, only for his case to fall apart at home.
Held hostage by strangers and with no memory of how he got there, Billy has to make a harrowing escape from Mexico.
On the night of the mayoral election, Billy and his team race to take down the people responsible before they become an unstoppable Goliath.