Joanna: I didn't cross the line and it cost us the trial. we're lawyers. We are paid to win. Nothing else matters.
Billy: That's Joanna Hanley talking.
Joanna: I love you, Billy.
Billy: I love you too; whoever you are.

Taylor: How are you not angry all the time?
Luna: Anger is about the past. You can choose not to have it.
Taylor: See, I don't agree with that. Because then you just push it deeper but it's still there.

Judge: There's no charter protection from search and seizure in child apprehension cases.
Joanna: Well there should be. The penalty can't come before the right to defend yourself.
Judge: Are you asking me to overrule a supreme court decision in a bathrobe?
Joanna: Well, it was wrongly decided so yes.

Diane: Maybe we can challenge it? Tonight?
Kodie: Please. You're the best.
Diane: She can do the impossible:
Joanna: I was a transactional lawyer. Corporate law. Big deals. Mergers and acquisitions. Private offerings securitized investments. I was good at it. I liked it. I like credit derivatives and to a lesser extent commodities swappings. They make sense to me. I can do those deals. I can do them perfectly. But a case like this? Families? Kid - just need a second. (Joanna goes and has a panic attack)
Billy: Hey, hey, hey. We can just go home. You know, find you a nice credit derivative case to work on. Hey.
Joanna: No (rips up the name tag with her old name) we go wake up a judge.

Kodie: I went for a meeting with a guidance counselor and when I told him I wanted to go to college he said why bother? Not making excuses. There was also a handsome boy. We ran away. Always wanted to go back and finish but then Madison came. Lots of good things. Lots of things I'd like to do over.
Joanna: Yeah, me too.

Billy: Look, failure isn't the end of the world.
Joanna: I don't fail Billy.
Billy: I know.
Joanna: Ever.
Billy: I get it.
Joanna: This is the first case I have ever lost. You start losing as a lawyer, people stop calling. It's on your google.
Billy: Your google is not a thing.

Big shout-out to Principal Diane Evans and the reunion committee. First female principal by the way. Female Mayor. Where's Police Chief Beckbie? Where is he? There he is? I'd watch my back Owen if I were you.

Mayor Shepperd

Billy: You and Diane, it's always been easy for you.
Owen: You wanna know the secret to relationships? All right, come here. The secret to an easy relationship is Diane. Date Diane and at least one of you will have it all together.
Billy: I've been giving my brother money. Joanna doesn't know.
Owen: Well I come from a matriarchal society. So, good luck with that.

Those three used to torment me every recess. Had to prove they were smarter than me which, they were, obviously.


Billy: Joanna Hanley. Pharmaceutical lawyer, I remember her.
Joanna: They made a mistake.
Diana: So glad you could make it. Huh. Sorry about that.
Joanna: It's fine. It's just a slight identity crisis.

I get it Tay, but Bear Clan is non-confrontational. We can't follow people home. We're not vigilantes. You could have put the whole organization in jeopardy.


Billy: I didn't remember about your father. I should've.
Joanna: It isn't important.
Billy: It is.
Joanna: I've grieved. Today is just any other day. No more rearview mirror. Just you and me; Crawford and Chang.

Burden of Truth Season 3 Episode 1 Quotes

Juries like blue. Brings out your eyes


Joanna: We want the jury to think this could happen to them.
Billy: Play on their fear.
Joanna: But not too hard or we'll lose them. Stay likable.
Billy: I am likable.
Joanna: Jury's still out, Crawford.
Billy: I'm more likable than you.
Joanna: Well, that is a very low bar.