When a smart, gorgeous insurance professional (Jessica Capshaw) goes on trial for killing her best friend and boyfriend in the heat of passion, the best criminal defender in town takes her case pro bono. When he loses, she goes on the lam to find out who set her up. She discovers that her lawyer, the man who holds her life in his hands, is the killer. All on her own and way out of her league, she works against the clock to get hard evidence against him. In doing so, she finds that she has to stay a step ahead of everyone in order to survive and prove her innocence.