When beautiful-but-vapid model wannabe Deb has a fatal car accident, she suddenly finds herself in front of Heaven's gatekeeper, Fred, who declares her a self-centered "zero." Outraged, she attempts to persuade Fred to return her to her shallow existence but is accidentally relegated to the body of the recently deceased Jane Bingum. A brilliant, thoughtful and plus-size attorney with a loyal assistant, Teri, Jane has always lived in the shadow of her more comely colleagues whereas Deb has always relied on her external beauty. Now, by a twist of fate and a bolt of divine intervention, Deb must come to terms with inhabiting Jane's plus-size frame in the ultimate showdown between brains and beauty.
Deb discovers what life is like for Jane as she takes on a case defending a cocktail waitress who is fired after she gains 50 lbs. Grayson and Kim represent Chad in a divorce but the only thing he wants from back from his wife is his kidney.
Jane’s past catches up with her when a case from the prior year is up for retrial. Jane has difficultly containing her emotions and is thrown in contempt of the court and ends up behind bars. Kim and Grayson sue a shrink who "cured" their client’s husband of his multiple personalities, only she got rid of the wrong one.
Jane defends her - rather Deb’s - mom in a divorce suit when Grayson turns down her mom’s request since he is already representing Deb’s dad. Deb gets a chance to spend time with her mom Bobbi and starts to learn to let go of her old life. Kim represents a dog owner who sues a pet cloning company for breach of contract as he feels this clone is NOT the same dog as his first dog, who was a Westminster champion.
Deb is only 24 but faces Jane’s 32nd birthday on the horizon. When she takes on a pro-bono case for a man who was wrongfully incarcerated and freed 10 years later, she realizes she has lost of eight years of her own life. Kim and Grayson must defend a man who created a website for married couples looking to cheat.
Jane represents a soccer mom who is brought to trial for jumping bail and evading arrest for a crime she committed 20 years prior. Grayson’s client, an aging actor, claims the papers falsely ran his obit. When Grayson gets a retraction, the client still isn’t happy and Grayson realizes the man needs something more than legal attention.
Jane represents a woman whose daughter begins to get sick after following diet guru Jillian Ford’s “EZ Thin Plan.” Meanwhile Grayson and Teri come to Kim’s defense when she gets nailed with a sexual harassment lawsuit by a former assistant.
Deb is faced with attending Jane’s high school reunion and finds her work cut out for her when she has to prove a man’s sanity when she is hired by an eccentric business man. Kim and Grayson disagree over what to do when a jilted bride-to-be wants to sue her maid of honor after she discovering her fiancé is sleeping with her.
Jane is outraged when she discovers an upscale women’s boutique refuses to carry any plus-sized clothing. Despite opposition from Parker, Jane enlists Kim to represent her when she decides to sue them. Parker puts Grayson on a case involving his old friend whose daughter ends up on a Girls Gone Wild video.
Jane decides to help Judge Madeline Stone with her love life and ends up suing the match making service she uses for fraud. Meanwhile Grayson and Kim are on a case with dueling psychic sisters who refuse to share in the family business. Fred also makes an unexpected return.
Jane takes on a case where a woman believes she was switched at birth but finds she has her own “mommy issues” when she receives an unexpected visit from Jane’s mother. Meanwhile, Kim and Grayson must calm Parker’s nerves on a case for one of his closest friends, when they realize Parker hasn’t been in the courtroom in a long time.
Jane is star struck when she gets to save Deb’s favorite fashion model from a tumble with the law, but soon discovers her idol is in more trouble than she thought. Grayson and Kim take on a pro-bono case where a woman refuses to sell her house to developers because it holds too many memories of her deceased husband. asn’t been in the courtroom in a long time.
Everyone at the firm is up in arms when they anticipate Parker is going to make an announcement of the newest partner. Jane finally makes the decision to move on with her life and forget about Grayson when she learns he has been dreaming about her. Jane also gets an unexpected visit from a man from her past whose sudden appearance throws her for a loop.