A disciple of the anything-for-an acquittal philosophy, high-priced defense attorney Robert Woodfield (Eric Roberts) comes to rue his modus operandi. After witnessing the shooting of his restaurateur pal Jerry (Steve Franken), Woodfield discovers that the perp is Martin Ritter (Hannes Jaenicke), the killer he's just successfully defended. Jerry's murder is just the latest casualty in a property-snatching scheme involving acquisitive South Koreans and influential American citizens; Ritter is the front man for a series of lethal transactions. Way over his head, Woodfield covertly plans to incriminate Ritter without openly breaking attorney-client privilege. However, Wo...