Cordelia Simms – An ambitious young lawyer and single mom.
Marj Creasy – The first woman in town to make partner at a law firm. Cordelia’s mentor.
DeeDee Simms – The widow of a high-profile judge. Cordelia’s mother.
Lawrence Joyner – A cop who remembers Cordelia all too well.
Tasha Bales – Ms. Creasy’s paralegal.
Lois Powell – Ms. Creasy’s secretary.
Scott Chastain – A third-year associate at Meaders & Rose.
Richard Demarest – A senior partner at Meaders & Rose, who knows Cordelia’s secret.
Angela Humphrey – Cordelia’s sponsor.
Zoe Ackerman – Cordelia’s first client, an unlikely heiress.
Henry Norris – Zoe’s opponent.
Anthony Simms – Cordelia’s brother, responsible for supporting DeeDee.