'The Lincoln Lawyer' Episode 6: Mickey's world turns upside down as Trevor drops bombshell info
Trevor hasn't been telling complete truth to Mickey and it turns out that it has now made the case even more complicated
Spoilers for 'The Lincoln Lawyer' Episode 6
The previous episode ended on a mysterious note and it seems Jerry was doing some illegal work before he got killed. While checking his accounts, police officer Griggs found out that $100,000 was missing from his account and no one knows where it went. Even though they got a photo of him standing in front of a Casino, it was later revealed that he never went inside the casino to gamble.
On the other hand, Mickey (Manuel Garcia-Rulfo) believes that Jerry used this money to bribe one of the officials from the case and have them on their side. He believes that it is Judge Stanton who might have taken a bribe to go easy on Trevor. Mickey tells Lorna (Becki Newton) and Cisco (Angus Sampson) to find out what’s really happening. The duo finds out that Stanton recently opened a fancy restaurant in LA, along with his husband, and they believe that the money could have been used this way.
To take his mind off of things, Mickey spends some time with his daughter Hayley who makes him understand how the judiciary works and why it is important to represent both sides. He believes that Trevor (Christopher Gorham) might be innocent and he doesn’t want any delays because he wants to finish the case as soon as possible. But Hayley believes that if a person was going to jail, he or she would try to take the case as long as they can. The sentence startles Mickey and he drives back to Trevor’s. As soon as he reaches his place, he simply asks, “How did you do it?”
When Trevor asks what, Mickey asks him how did he bribe a juror months before there was even a jury panel? Trevor gets shocked and tells him about his company going into loss. Mickey doesn’t want to hear that and asks him about the planted jury member. He believes it was juror number 7, who took a bribe to be a part of the case. Trevor reveals that he doesn’t know the guy and anything about him, but he’s being paid to do what he was asked to do. Mickey gets really frustrated and says that he’s backing out from the case because he won’t represent a client who gives a bribe.
Trevor says he can’t do that because it’ll be the end for both of them. The tech billionaire reveals that an investor named Sergei Kosvich gave him money to start the business. The Russian guy owns a soccer team and happens to be the controller of the largest oil and gas company in Russia. He cut out a deal and he can’t back off. Kosevich knew Trevor and Lara didn’t have a prenup, so if she leaves, she will take half of the money and it wasn’t Trevor’s money. That’s why he went to the house that day to get her out of there.
Trevor also says that if this gets out, he’ll be dead in seconds, and not just him, even Mickey, along with his family, are not safe anymore.
The episode ends with Mickey making the difficult decision of continuing to represent Trevor because he doesn’t want his family to be in trouble. Trevor just keeps on hiding the complete truth from Mickey. We are unsure if Mickey still knows everything and when the trial begins, the prosecution will surely take out some surprise punches.
Elsewhere, Mickey is now helping his first wife Maggie (Neve Campbell) in a case and has taken the case of a woman who might have to go to jail because of her partner's wrongdoings.