Episode Info: Joanne Rawlins seeks legal assistance from the Prestons to arrange a release for her husband Frank, a businessman who has been detained and arrested in Moscow on suspicion of spying. The Russian government agrees to exchange Frank for Vorchek, one of their own citizens jailed in the United States for espionage. The Prestons agree but then find themselves in a quandary when they learn that Vorchek will likely be executed upon his return to Russia.
A father and son lawyer duo take a variety of cases that often deal with the important issues of the day.
Recent law school graduate (Robert Reed) joins his father (E.G. Marshall) as the pair tackle challenging legal cases, often involving issues which were highly touchy for the times (abortion, euthanasia, "un-American" activities, movie censorship). In most the freshly minted lawyer has much to learn from his fathers extensive legal experience.