Benched season 1
Charming, successful and happy Nina Whitley has a prestigious job in one of the largest law firms. She has friends, on which in her opinion she could always to count. Personal life of heroine is also developed successfully. She thought that beside with her is the best and most reliable person. But as it turned out, she got lost in her statements about all of this. After some time, Nina learns the bitter truth that her beloved man found another woman. At work, her also expected an unpleasant surprise. She so long aspired to that to her increased in post, but when she learned that her girlfriend received this increase, she was very upset. In the depths of her soul as if something snapped. But she tried to hide her displeasure. Girl decided to gather strength and go in search of new work. And she finds her in the office of the State Defender. Now, her every day, filled of vivid events in which she acts as an advocate for people which need in a legal assistance. Nina opened a new page in her life and also trying to forget about her bitter past.
Benched season 1 episodes list:
Corporate lawyer Nina Whitley has given up a lot in her climb to the top. However, when she's passed over for a promotion and her former fiance gets engaged to another woman, Nina has an epic meltdown.
Nina attends a gala honoring public defenders; however, her former colleagues are unimpressed.
Phil tricks Nina into believing that all of the public defenders voluntarily go to jail to better understand their clients. She learns what lengths she'll go to be a part of the gang.
Nina realizes she may need help influencing jurors; Phil and Trent face off.
Nina worries that she is being played; a stenographer rejects Phil's advances.
Nina must accept that losing cases to Trent is a fact of life; Carlos gives up smoking, which worries the rest of the gang.
Nina makes friends with a spunky forensics analyst who takes the concept of loyalty a bit too seriously; Carlos gets worrisome glimpse into Phil's life.
Nina is assigned one of Phil's former defendants and lands herself in a bet with Phil. Meanwhile, Phil and Carlos decide to teach Micah a lesson.
Nina discovers that Trent and the district attorney's office are involved in a plot.
An old friend asks Nina to set her up with Phil; Nina goes on an ill-fated double date.
Phil is on the shortlist for Public Defender of the Year; Trent brings a young boy to court.
After secretly reuniting with Trent, Nina must make some hard choices. Meanwhile, Phil must look at his own relationships when Morris calls him out for being glib.
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