2001 - 2002, Crime
A newly graduated law student builds her reputation in Philadelphia.

Episode Guide

  • Philly - Mojo Rising (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    Mojo Rising

    Kathleen defends a store owner who shot and paralyzed an unarmed robber; a customer sues a magic merchant for fraud; a crazy woman believes she is Ripley's wife.

  • Philly - Thanks for the Mammaries (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Thanks for the Mammaries

    Kathleen defends a man whose stepson accuses him of murdering his mother; Will's defense strategy for a stripper may help Dan win the race for district attorney.

  • Philly - Tall Tales (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    Tall Tales

    Will defends a little person charged with assaulting his ex-girlfriend's lover; Kathleen defends a woman who killed a man who raped her.

  • Philly - San Diego Padre (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    San Diego Padre

    Kathleen and Terry face off in a case involving a man who kidnapped his children to save them from their drug-addicted mother.

  • Philly - Brotherly Love (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Brotherly Love

    Kathleen's brother tells his criminal friends he can use his legal connections to influence their trials.

  • Philly - There's No Business Like No Business (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    There's No Business Like No Business

    Kathleen discovers that her opposing counsel, the district attorney's nephew, is not acting in good faith in a robbery/murder case.

  • Philly - Here Comes the Judge (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Here Comes the Judge

    Kathleen a represents a woman running an escort service who is accused of soliciting prostitution.

  • Philly - Lies of Minelli (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Lies of Minelli

    Kathleen adopts a fifteen-year-old case in which the wrong man was convicted for rape; Will defends a teacher accused of sexually assaulting a high-school athlete.

  • Philly - Meat Me in Philly (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Meat Me in Philly

    Kathleen wants to get a new trial for a convicted rapist when new evidence is presented in the fifteen-year-old case.

  • Philly - Ripley, Believe It or Not (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Ripley, Believe It or Not

    Kathleen defends a shy teenager accused of killing her mother's boyfriend; Judge Ripley invites Kathleen to dinner.

  • Philly - The Curse of the Klopman Diamonds (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    The Curse of the Klopman Diamonds

    A jewelry-store owner makes Kathleen an interesting offer; a retired lawyer insists on defending himself in a case.

  • Philly - Live and Leg Die (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Live and Leg Die

    A police officer accuses Kathleen's client, a crack addict, of killing his partner; Will serves as a juror in a case involving a motorcycle accident victim.

  • Philly - Fork You Very Much (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Fork You Very Much

    Kathleen defends a serial rapist, as well as an alcoholic who left her children in a car; Will defends a woman accused of stabbing her husband with a fork.

  • Philly - Loving Sons (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Loving Sons

    Kathleen tries to get a boy who killed a classmate tried as a juvenile; Will's father, who had an affair with Judge Marjorie Brennan, visits.

  • Philly - Truth or Consequence (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Truth or Consequence

    Kathleen is a witness to a client's robbery of a convenience store; a police officer claims his partner shot him.

  • Philly - Prisoner of Love (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Prisoner of Love

    A correction's officer is accused of having sexual contact with a prisoner.

  • Philly - Blown Away (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Blown Away

    Kathleen considers the consequences of telling Dan that her jailed client has threatened Patrick; a mob kingpin hires Kathleen to defend his daughter.

  • Philly - Philly Folly (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Philly Folly

    Kathleen contends with a crooked judge so she can help an innocent man get released in time for his mother's funeral.

  • Philly - Tempus Fugitive (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Tempus Fugitive

    A client mistakenly released from jail seeks refuge at Kathleen's home.

  • Philly - Light My Fire (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Light My Fire

    Kathleen's father is arrested for his involvement in a bar fight; Kathleen defends a magician charged with drunken driving.

  • Philly - Porn Again (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Porn Again

    Kathleen tries to keep an abusive man away from his wife; Kathleen disapproves of Will taking a child pornographer as a client.

  • Philly - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    A recent law-school graduate (Kim Delaney) tries to build a reputation as a tough attorney in Philadelphia.