Alicia stands firm against standing for State’s Attorney despite Eli’s efforts to persuade her to launch a campaign. Diane thinks about joining Florrick/Agos as partner as an internal crisis threatens to destroy the firm.
Alicia attempts to prevent one of the firm's biggest client from leaving as Florrick/Agos continues to struggle with an internal legal crisis.
Cary’s freedom is completely the hands of his pretrial service officer, Joy Grubick, as she talks to his colleagues to decide whether or not he should remain behind bars.
A respected campaign manager is asked to help Alicia explore the option of running for state attorney.
Dean and Alicia represent a former chief executive who is suing the company that fired her. They go head to head with Elsbeth and Rayna. Florrick/Agos/Lockhart are threatened by a hacker.
Alicia and Elsbeth stop their legal battle after the government brings an economic espionage charge against both of their clients. Diane is determined to move Florrick/Agos/Lockhart into the Lockhart/Gardner/Canning office space.
As he prepares his case against Cary, Finn finds a potentially devastating piece of evidence which could have some serious ramifications for both Alicia and Peter.
Alicia becomes involved in a college rape case that puts her against Louis Canning after it moves from a university hearing to civil court. Eli and Elfman host a political focus group as Alicia's campaign for State's Attorney continues.
Alicia needs to deal with a crisis of conscience after she’s encouraged to go negative in her campaign for State’s Attorney. The Feds attempt to convince Cary to work with them as they try to build a case against Lemond Bishop.
When Cary’s case goes to trial, a plea deal offer has him seriously considering jail time. Also, a joke between mother and daughter lands Alicia in trouble as her campaign for State’s Attorney is in full stride.
Alicia and Frank Prady square off in a crucial debate in the race for State’s Attorney as Peter and the city of Chicago prepare for a potential riot.
a television producer is accused by Colin Sweeney of basing an unflattering character on his life.
Alicia gets ready for an interview that could change the race for state's attorney.
When Frank Prady decides to go after Governor Florrick as a campaign tactic, Alicia is faced with the decision of whether or not to attack Peter’s record as well. Also, when Florrick/Agos/Lockhart take on the case of a man paralyzed by a malfunctioning gun created on a 3D printer, they call on Kurt McVeigh to testify as an expert witness, which leads to a rift between Diane and her husband.
Alicia’s political future is on the line when Peter gives an interview that could influence voter turnout on Election Day. Meanwhile, a weekend getaway with Kurt and his affluent hunting buddies could lead Diane to a prosperous new client for the firm.
The partners of Florrick/Agos/Lockhart find themselves at odds when they voice different opinions regarding the company’s future. Also, the firm falls victim to a cyber-hack after it takes on the case of a movie producer whose work is pirated on a peer-to-peer sharing site.
Still reeling from the cyber-hack at her law firm, Alicia is ambushed with questions about her leaked emails during a television interview. Meanwhile, Diane takes on a case that pits her sympathies towards gay marriage against the rights of religious freedom. Also, an investigator starts looking into the evidence Diane used to get Cary out of prison.
When potential voter fraud is discovered in the State’s Attorney election, Eli and Alicia take steps to stop a recount by enlisting the help of a well-respected civil rights lawyer, Spencer Randolph (Ron Rifkin). Also, Diane learns she unwittingly submitted false evidence in Cary’s case.
Alicia's future is looking uncertain after she has no choice but to resign as State's Attorney.
Alicia is contacted by a former client who has charged with a murder dating back to a 2009 case.
A client calls Alicia needing help as they are being held in a secret police facility.