After Judge Richard Cuesta is accused of prosecutorial misconduct he hires Lockhart Gardner to defend him. A case he prosecuted 20 years ago when he was with the State Attorney's office has resurfaced after the man's conviction has been set aside as a result of new DNA evidence. A special court of inquiry has been struck to determine if Cuesta should be charged with a crime. The firm still represents Lemond Bishop and he takes Kalinda to task for having shared information about him with the FBI. The firm decides it needs another litigator and Alicia recommends Cary Agos who is unhappy at the State Attorney's office. Will, still under suspension, isn't sure he wants Carey on the team. Without Will's knowledge Diane Lockhart and Howard Lymon interview Callie Simcoe, a lawyer from their previous case. She's Will's girlfriend however.