On his 65th birthday, McKenzie advises the lawyers to seek other employment; Becker asks Halliday to take him to church; Benny and friend buy a race horse.
An ex-girlfriend prosecutes Becker for a Hollywood madam's murder; Walker's ex-lover harasses her and Mullaney; McKenzie has cancer.
The wife threatens to publicize a corporate executive's patronage of prostitutes; Levinson buys his first car.
After a romantic interlude, a prosecutor (Kate Vernon) becomes obsessed with Becker; a dentist sues a rival for spreading rumors that he has AIDS.
A muckraker (Peter Crombie) is accused of libeling a scientist (Fritz Weaver) who conducted fallout experiments on humans during the Cold War.
New associate Patrick Flanagan (Steven Eckholdt) counters Becker in a molestation case; a model wants to break her contract with a cosmetics firm.
Halliday's forboding advice prompts a client (Edie McClurg) to give back a lucrative settlement; a man is fired after his affair with his boss (Shelley Hack) soured.
A testosterone patch restores three seniors' vigor, to the regret of their retirement home; a convicted murderer sues to close down a maximum-security prison.
A teacher, a fundamentalist, is dismissed for teaching creationism; Benny learns Rosalie is married; guest John Diehl.
A prudish librarian sues a co-worker who torments her by talking dirty; Rollins delivers an ultimatum.
Snowbound mountain climbers cannibalize a comatose partner; Becker tries to stop a client from conceding everything to an unfaithful wife.
A ballerina (Gelsey Kirkland) sues a tyrannical choreographer (Roy Dotrice) after being forced to resign from her troupe.
A woman (Didi Conn) sues her baker boyfriend (Kurt Fuller) for sexual fraud for letting her believe he was a cop.
Roxanne (Susan Ruttan) asks Mullaney to allow her new husband, Dave Meyer (Dann Florek), to adopt their newborn.
Mullaney prosecutes a record executive for sexual assault and earns a judge's (Joanna Cassidy) appreciation.
Rollins and Markowitz argue that a political activist linked to the 1968 slaying of a prison guard acted because he thought an incarcerated Black Panther's life was in danger.
A woman who resigned from a department store after being investigated for having an extramarital affair sues the chain's owner (Paul Dooley).
Markowitz tries to cut a deal for a former activist (Richard Masur) sought for the 1968 murder of a prison guard.
Witnesses against a smuggler of Chinese immigrants are threatened; Levinson thinks he will be barred from McKenzie's mens club.
Becker wants to buy a Bentley convertible; the firm hires a design consultant (Joan Severance) to renovate the offices, with Morales' help.
Levinson hires an athletic investigator (Elizabeth Pena) to probe a murder victim's suspicious husband.
The firm offers an office to Markowitz's cousin Eli Levinson (Alan Rosenberg), who brings in his ex-secretary (Debi Mazar).
Buddy Hackett and Roxanne are involved in a copyright-infringement suit; Kelsey argues Gwen's case against a law instructor.
A rising country singer (Pam Tillis) seeks a divorce from her boozing ex-mentor (Ronny Cox); Gwen rebuffs a teacher's advances.
Cleared of molestation, a teacher is denied reinstatement after refusing to undergo a degrading pedophilia test; a ballplayer attacks an abusive fan.
A slave's descendants sue for the return of his artwork; Benny's mentally impaired date was sexually assaulted; a diner sues after being attacked with a plate of lamb.
Becker's client (Michael Lembeck) refuses to accept his wife's (Mimi Maynard) divorce settlement; Kelsey represents a fired meteorologist (George Wyner).
The widower of the victim of a deranged postal employee sues the post office; McKenzie arbitrates a bickering family's estate.
A cop may have used sexual relations to entrap a gay man for art theft; an elderly businesswoman (Diane Ladd) won't pay back taxes.
Kelsey and associates are recruited to prosecute a federal test case against a mental hospital; McKenzie urges all to give up outside projects.
Gwen's stalker sets a trap; Leland finds a reluctant witness to help overturn the murder conviction of a man he prosecuted in 1959.
Released from jail, Morales searches for his kidnapped daughter, unaware Gwen's stalker is the culprit; Mullaney tries to reconcile with his dying father.
Gwen's stalker abducts Morales' daughter; a drunken driver wants to keep his comatose wife alive until her baby is born.
Gwen has nightmares about her stalker, who exploits her colleague as an accomplice; Flicker's (Shelley Berman) fate hinges on a will.
Ben Flicker's control of his studio hinges on the involuntary manslaughter trial of a dominatrix; Rollins gets heat for defending the sculptor of a controversial statue.
Mullaney argues against releasing a murderer who psychiatrists claim is harmless when he takes medication.
An old film mogul (Shelley Berman) tries to keep control of his studio; Becker's car is hijacked; Markowitz learns his condition can be remedied.
Brackman regrets snubbing a homeless man he met in prison; Becker befriends a movie mogul (Shelley Berman), blackmailed in a takeover bid.
A man balks at his ex-wife starting a family with their previously frozen embryos; Mullaney grants Roxanne's request; a secret admirer stalks Gwen.
A film mogul (Shelley Berman) hires Becker to handle his daughter's divorce; McKenzie represents a deaf activist (Phyllis Frelich); Roxanne wants a baby.
Stuart and Benny wander the city; Gwen's impropriety in a divorce case draws Leland's ire; Arnie represents one of two brothers vying for a winery.
A father uses abuse to keep his son out of gangs; Brackman avoids menacing inmates; Rollins' opponent dredges up his sexual-assault arrest.
Morales reopens a 33-year-old murder case originally prosecuted by McKenzie; Brackman is arrested during rioting; change in Stuart unnerves Ann.
Douglas coerces Stuart to be his best man; Benny disappears amid rioting; a theme-park employee (Dan Castellaneta) is dismissed for his portrayal of Homer Simpson.
Arnie's AIDS-stricken ex-lover needs a will drawn; Roxanne gets a blood test; Victor suggests Grace move to New York.
A psychic convinces a widower that his wife's spirit controls him; Lamb is attracted to opposing counsel (David Rasche).
A convict (Terry O'Quinn) defends a fellow inmate accused of a prison murder; Lamb admires her blind opponent; Becker suspects Kittredge.
A woman accuses her stepfather of exploiting her elderly mother; customs agents seize a collection of condoms.
A wealthy hit-and-run killer of a homeless man offers a large settlement, but Clemmons goes for a conviction; Bloom's husband likes Lamb.
Bride Bloom wants Leland to give her away; Arnie sees a psychiatrist to get back with Roxanne; Brackman's son is a problem child.
Van Owen encounters flak from women colleagues for defending an athlete accused of sexual assault; Roxanne seethes over rumors about Arnie.
The son of Holocaust victims tries to rescind his grant to a medical foundation that uses data from concentration-camp experiments.
Rollins' professor father (Robert Guillaume) sues over the denial of a promotion he believes was racially motivated.
Sifuentes asks Van Owen to testify in his suit against the drunken driver who killed his brother; Brackman accuses Benny's foster son of theft.
Mullaney and a Hispanic attorney represent Central American villagers rendered sterile by an American firm's pesticide.
Lamb represents a man whose wife was raped and murdered by a protected witness; Becker doesn't realize he's being used as a pawn.
Arnie argues for Benny's custody of a homeless boy, then mulls a network offer; a paralyzed woman sues a renowned surgeon.
Mullaney vies with Clemmons over the killer of 17 women, then it gets personal; Brackman kowtows to an eccentric client (Kevin Spacey).
A woman's sexual orientation may be a factor in a custody case; a temp's errors nearly sink the firm; Benny has money; a card touches Leland.
A single mother wants her school board to pay for her autistic son's enrollment in a private school; overworked Arnie plagues Gwen.
The partners fear the new litigator's representation of a mob boss will ruin the firm's relations with the new DA.
A young mother convicted of child abuse wants to overturn terms of her probation, which include a contraceptive implant.
Clemmons protests a stay of execution for a murderer/rapist; a client's removed spleen was used to develop a lucrative drug.
Gay-bashers mistakenly target Brackman, who won't press charges; Lamb's father (David Hemmings) reopens old wounds.
Rollins represents a wife and son trying to block efforts to have a Vietnam veteran declared legally dead.
Leland loses another partner and the firm's insurance; Brackman pushes to hire an entertainment attorney.
Kelsey testifies in a former client's murder; Sifuentes represents an attorney with AIDS; Becker woos again; McKenzie inherits from Shays.
Kelsey and an attorney (Denis Arndt) resort to desperate measures defending an obsessive woman accused of killing her married lover.
Rollins defends a motorist whose high-speed escape severely injured an officer; Clemmons thinks a judge (Eli Wallach) is losing it.
A court-appointed receiver assumes control of the firm; Brackman represents a model fired because she is transsexual.
Kuzak tries to woo away four attorneys for his firm, prompting McKenzie and Brackman to sue.
Brackman's extended term as temporary senior partner sparks revolt; Sifuentes considers advancement; all worry about Arnie.
Representing a woman who had an unnecessary hysterectomy, Sifuentes loses sight of his client's best interests.
Kuzak and Mullaney defend an unfaithful young woman accused of hanging her rich, elderly husband; Shays makes McKenzie a tempting offer.
A family member's vegetative state creates a dilemma for Sifuentes; Kuzak wants the defense in a sensational case; guest Wayne Newton.
A divorced Navajo wants to raise his half-caste son on a reservation, against the mother's wishes; guest Graham Greene.
Kuzak defends a murder suspect with multiple personalities; partners chastise McKenzie for seeking Shays' counsel.
Van Owen defends a soldier who refused to fire on civilian-occupied areas during the Panama invasion; Roxanne blabs Arnie's infidelities.
Sifuentes hates himself for defending a clever, vicious murderer; Becker plans to humiliate a client's ex-husband.
Abby discusses gun control on 'Donahue'; Markowitz and Rollins participate in war games with a major client; guest Phil Donahue.
McKenzie proposes to defend Shays, accused of savings-and-loan fraud; Lamb orchestrates a wild Christmas party.
For a dying friend designated to receive it, Van Owen fights the overseas shipping of a donated kidney to a rich patient.
Brackman vies on 'Wheel of Fortune'; new recruits represent a lung cancer patient who blames his condition on second hand smoke.
Kelsey represents a man who cared for his homosexual lover, then was ousted by the family; Murray volunteers for men's room duty.
Defending a white cop accused of killing a black youth, Rollins challenges a civil rights activist (Paul Winfield) to testify.
Abby represents a couple wanting to return a violent adopted 6-year-old; McKenzie tries to charm Shays.
A surprise witness embarrasses Shays; Kuzak confronts a biased judge; Kelsey and Markowitz give it a rest.
Shays sues the firm for sexual discrimination; Kuzak defends a white cop charged with shooting a black youth.
A childhood pal's mother asks Victor to prevent her son's execution; a fan sues the Chicago Bears for not making the playoffs.
Kuzak represents a cop whose homosexuality was exposed by a gay advocate of 'outing'; McKenzie tries to recruit a disgruntled judge.
McKenzie tries to rally an overthrow of Shays; Sifuentes represents a priest sued by a parishioner for not granting absolution.
Leland plans wresting control of the firm from Shays; Roxanne looks for a home for her father (Vincent Gardenia).
Shays tries to quash Sifuentes' suit; Rollins represents a family whose house was destroyed in a raid; Brackman likes his sex therapist.
Young parents are accused of murdering their baby, and Victor defends the mother; Markowitz is arrested for drunken driving.
Kelsey seeks damages for a black family whose son was killed by a white supremacist; Abby won't accept a client's guilty plea.
McKenzie's announcement divides the firm; Sifuentes represents a surgeon who wouldn't operate on a patient with AIDS.
Kuzak tries to overturn a death sentence by a technicality; Becker seeks a huge settlement for the husband of a network newscaster.
Abby represents a battered woman whose husband claims she needed the abuse; Rollins represents a comic suing a heckler.
A promotion stuns Van Owen; Victor represents an Iranian suing because of the loss of her husband in a jet downed by U.S. forces.
Kuzak vies with a British attorney whose client double-crossed a candy company; Kelsey feels Shays is pushing her out.
Sifuentes represents a court clerk fired because a judge fell in love with her; the new partner's duplicity puts the others off.
McKenzie tries to block Becker from siphoning clients for his own practice; Van Owen offers Victor's girlfriend options in prosecuting her attacker.
Sifuentes zealously pursues a rapist's conviction; Rollins' terminally ill friend wants to be cryogenically preserved before death.
Kelsey goes into premature labor; Benny wants to cohabit; Kuzak awaits a verdict; a judge orders Becker to stop seeing his client.
Pregnant Kelsey's tactics defending an obstetrician force Abby to take over; a woman claims Arnie's divorce video ruined her life.
Van Owen agonizes over having a 5-year-old girl testify against a father accused of molestation; the firm seeks a moneymaking partner.
Victor squares off with a diminutive attorney (David Rappaport) over dwarf-tossing; Kuzak hopes a questionable witness helps his case.
Kuzak puts his client on the stand; McKenzie orders Becker to stop dating a client; Rollins defends an old woman for a meager fee.
Kuzak defends a black professor accused of murdering his white assistant; Van Owen prosecutes an embezzler who likes female abuse.
Abby tries to dissuade the father of Benny's girlfriend from having his daughter sterilized; Leland bets on the office softball team.
Van Owen prosecutes a talk-show host for inciting his followers to kill a guest; a man whose pet snake died seeks damages from Victor.
Victor represents a maligned Mexican brewery; Kuzak helps a band suing over new versions of its music; divorcing Meyer resents Becker.
Van Owen prosecutes a businessman for shooting a homeless man; Abby agrees to testify; Brackman drafts Benny as a silent partner.
Sifuentes represents Kelsey and Markowitz; Abby's client cons her; Van Owen sees a change in Kuzak; Rollins falls for a co-worker.
Adoptive parents Kelsey and Markowitz get a shock; Brackman quits as manager; Roxanne needs Becker; an actress tests Kuzak's fidelity.
Van Owen has difficulty prosecuting elderly bank robbers; Kuzak is passed over for a vital case; McKenzie tells his lover the truth.
McKenzie's candidacy for federal judgeship has strict conditions; Sifuentes represents the family of a dead construction worker.
Kuzak picks a retired judge to hear the case of an athlete whose homosexuality voided his endorsement contract.
McKenzie helps a widow retrieve her husband's body, accidentally donated to medical research; dieting Roxanne gets arrested for assault.
Becker denounces co-workers for enforcing company policy which makes him share video profits; Brackman has a run-in with a jet.
Van Owen is rematched with an attorney who used race as an issue to defeat her; Abby unwisely urges a client to make a quick settlement.
Kuzak represents the head of a nudist colony; Benny develops a crush on Becker's girlfriend; Abby temporarily returns to the fold.
Van Owen reveals a technicality that could free a convicted killer of police; Becker partners with Meyer; Kuzak gets unwanted time off.
Rollins represents a disturbed ventriloquist in an assault case; Kelsey's celebrity client sues a tabloid.
Kuzak learns his opponent in a personal injury case never passed the bar exam; Kelsey and Markowitz weary of trying to procreate.
Markowitz takes fertility pills; Abby takes questionable action against a deadbeat client; Sifuentes and Rollins nearly come to blows.
Kuzak's tactics in a rape case draw his colleagues' scorn; Meyer's blather tries Roxanne; Becker tries to get a prenuptial pact voided.
Van Owen's boss asks her to overlook a loophole that could free a cop killer; Roxanne involves Becker in her family problems.
Sifuentes represents a terrorized family against a security firm; McKenzie fumbles over an attractive law student's advances.
Van Owen's adversary (James Earl Jones) makes his client's race an issue in an assault case; a businessman woos Roxanne.
Kelsey represents a former TV hero consumed by his crime-fighting alter ego; a gunman traps Becker with a pretty judge.
A sexy judge (Cynthia Sikes) hires Becker to handle her divorce; Rollins uses questionable means to expose a shady business manager.
Kuzak defends the victim/killer of a rapist, a foreign diplomat; Brackman falls for his late father's lover; Benny fears for his job.
Although it could hasten the mother's death, Kelsey argues a Caesarean section to save the child; Salt helps Brackman appreciate Sheila.
Brackman learns of another half brother's existence after his mother dies; Kuzak tries to coax Van Owen out of self-imposed retirement.
Overzealous behavior may cost Becker his job; jobless Van Owen adjusts to her new lifestyle; Benny has a date.
Van Owen believes her assignment is unethical; Kuzak represents a woman fired for obesity; Markowitz inherits $30 million from a client.
Roxanne is ready to reject legal immunity to stand by her inside-trader boyfriend; Brackman unwittingly gets arrested as a John.
Becker's client, accused of molestation, disappears with his young daughter; Roxanne ignores Becker's warning about her new beau.
Markowitz and Kelsey experience prenuptial jitters; Benny is arrested for sexual assault; Rollins represents a circus stuntman.
Sifuentes' love for a woman (Finola Hughes) is tested when she shoots her abusive husband, a crime with elements of premeditation.
Unfaithful Brackman fears a positive AIDS test might be divine judgment; Becker tries to mold messenger Benny in his own image.
A self-destructive celebrity client irks Kuzak; Markowitz meets Kelsey's anti-Semitic mother; Brackman regrets his tryst with Vasek.
Van Owen urges a frightened witness to testify against a homicidal thug; McKenzie fears embarrassment in a court appearance.
Kuzak's ex-wife and Van Owen have lunch; Sifuentes represents a woman who was raped as a police officer stood by.
Van Owen is upset after meeting the ex-wife (Tovah Feldshuh) Kuzak never mentioned; Becker pursues a sexy associate.
Kelsey consults a former D.A. about a client, then has her confidence betrayed; Sifuentes vies with a crafty dwarf attorney.
Kelsey defends a psychiatrist who didn't report a patient's threat to mutilate another; Becker donates his body to charity.
Kuzak lets his anti-smoking feelings enter into his cancer-stricken client's suit against a tobacco company.
Becker must complete a divorce before his client's scheduled wedding; troubled Van Owen abandons Kuzak to sort out her life.
Van Owen turns to pills and alcohol after she is shot; Kelsey takes overworked Markowitz on a wilderness retreat.
Kuzak's client claims a famous athlete sexually assaulted her; Brackman's barking dog annoys a neighbor.
Van Owen's boss questions his wounded employee's will to prosecute; Brackman indulges himself with a new toupee.
Van Owen gets death threats from the man she is prosecuting; Becker lusts for a sexy secretary with a secret.
Kuzak and Sifuentes vie to represent a major pharmaceutical firm; Becker tries to charm Roxanne out of demanding a raise.
Becker pushes a trusting divorce client to demand a bigger settlement; Abby seeks a date for a family wedding.
McKenzie and his partners accept a lucrative offer; unprepared Abby gets burned in her first court appearance.
Brackman considers divorce; jealous Markowitz suspects Kelsey of sleeping with an aircraft executive.
Kuzak is jailed on contempt charges after withdrawing from a case; Kelsey vies to defend an aircraft company sued by a pilot's widow.
A night with a divorce client puts Becker in hot water; Kuzak advises a woman whose child was killed by police not to settle.
Becker attempts to replace resigned Sifuentes with a candidate for his lawyers basketball team; Abby anticipates a reunion with her son.
Death-penalty-opponent Kuzak defends a violent man accused of murder; Becker's divorcing parents each seek his representation.
Van Owen prosecutes an AIDS victim who took the life of his terminally ill lover; a polygamist shares a secret with Markowitz.
Kelsey must find a truly poor person in order to execute a rich matron's will; Becker takes pride in his pupil, divorce attorney Abby.
A TV news anchor (Barbara Bosson) baffles Kuzak by rejecting a generous settlement; Sifuentes bets he can win a dog-bite case.
Kuzak defends a TV news anchor (Barbara Bosson), fired for a candid report on breast-cancer surgery; Brackman's tenants win.
Kuzak proclaims his love for Van Owen at her wedding; Becker falls for a screenwriter who wants her ex-lover's box-office profits.
Becker's lovesick client (Bill Macy) wants a reconciliation; smitten Kuzak schemes to meet Van Owen's fiance.
Medical reports upset Kuzak's personal-injury case; Abby Perkins' 3-year-old is abducted; Markowitz lies for a tax client.
Kuzak falls for an ambitious deputy district-attorney; Kelsey rejects a settlement for a personal-injury case; guest Mario Van Peebles.
Kuzak defends a rapist with lofty connections; Kelsey aids a woman denied medical benefits; Becker upsets an amicable divorce.