Kevin Hill, one of the most successful attorneys in town, has his life turned upside down when his cousin dies and custody of Kevin's 10 month-old niece has fallen to him. Overnight, Kevin must transform from a hot-shot lawyer to a father. In the days following the change, Kevin's firm thinks he may lose focus, forcing Kevin to join an independent law firm.
Kevin defends rockstar Carly Austin, who is fighting to not lose parental rights over her daughter. Meanwhile, Dame attempts to get Kevin back into the dating arena, but Kevin is thrown off when Sarah calls him daddy.
Kevin and Nicolette defend a dating-service operator accused of bilking a client, and Kevin realizes he hasn't arranged for preschool for Sarah and panics.
Kevin's attempt to win guardianship of Sarah is complicated by his past love life. Elsewhere, Kevin represents a young woman who's getting investment advice from her dead father via a psychic.
Kevin and Veronica represent a hockey player who's charged with assault and has his contract terminated by his team.
Kevin tries a sex-discrimination case and meets a single mother at a play group called Mommy and Me.
Kevin's attempt to help Veronica with a case in which his best friend Dame is the opposing counsel is interrupted by a nasty cold that puts both him and Sarah out of commission.
Jessie has to fight even harder than before to keep custody of her son. Meanwhile, Kevin works on behalf of a cheerleading squad, which gets him involved with a woman on opposing council.
Kevin dates two women at once and plans Sarah's first birthday party while defending a dance instructor accused of breaking up her clients' engagement.
Kevin's nanny is sued for assault after intervening a gay-bashing brawl. Meanwhile, Kevin dates a movie star.
Kevin and Veronica are given the tough job of defending a man who wants joint custody of his children from multiple wives.
Kevin tries a case involving the Patriot Act; and Nicolette helps Jessie's nephew with a college assignment and a college problem. Later, Kevin goes home with a columnist and finds himself reviewed in her column.
When Kevin's law school mentor is sued by a female student for sexual harrassment, he goes to Kevin for help with his case.
When a lawyer at Kevin's former firm passes away following a heart attack, Kevin begins to think about his own life and decides to look up his estranged father.
The parents of a young soldier killed in Iraq has Kevin represent them as they sue the high school for letting military recruiters have access to the underaged students. Meanwhile, Nicolette takes over a dance club after the owner owes the firm $19,000 in legal fees.
Kevin and Jessie defend Sarah's birth mother when she's charged with prossession of illegal substances. Meanwhile, Nicolette is put on a discrimination case involving a health club.
A 16 year-old patient's psychiatrist is being sued by the boy's parents and Kevin is asked to defend the psychiatrist. Meanwhile, Veronica prepares her class-action suit against contraceptive maker.
Kevin and Dame defend a boxer after he's involved in a bar fight. Meanwhile, Jessie represents a child when he's excluded from a hospital's gene therapy program.
Kevin and Monroe reach a critical turning point in their relationship. Meanwhile, Dame starts his own law firm, and Jessie has a crush on a client.
Kevin gets back together with a model he used to date. Meanwhile, Kevin represents a woman he met at a Parents Without Partners meeting.
Sarah's mother once again returns and wants to talk to Kevin about Sarah's custody. Meanwhile, Jessie and Nicolett's client does a number on their consciences.
In the series finale, Kevin's battle for Sarah's custody against her mother is taken to trial. Meanwhile, Nicolette works for an honor guard funeral for a friend's war hero father.