The outcome of the Jamal Thompson case is decided, and Callie is forced to decide what she's willing to fight for. Mariana jumps into a new relationship but stumbles into a situation she wasn't prepared to face. Alice attempts to win Joey back, while Davia attempts to help Dennis.
Mariana's new relationship complicates her work environment. Callie is struggling to make decisions that will disrupt both her career and love life. Malika questions her involvement in activism. Davia juggles the men in her life.
Gael and the rest of the Coterie help Jazmin plan a big celebration-a "Doble Quince"-to celebrate her 30th birthday and the Quinceañera she never had. Mariana decides to use the event to beta test her app, but things don't go as planned.
Davia's mom comes to town, stirring up old issues. Callie and Malika make some mistakes attempting to help people. Meanwhile, Mariana tries to figure out what to do about the problems from their app beta test and gets confronted by the other women on the grievance committee.
Callie attends a networking mixer that causes her to confront some perceptions about herself. Mariana's close relationship with Evan sparks rumors at Spekulate offices. Meanwhile, Alice encounters one of her idols at a queer comedy club where she's attempting to get her standup career off the ground.
Malika asks the Coterie crew to create performance pieces expressing themselves as their birthday presents to her, leading to a night of improv, music performances, and revelations.
Mariana's app gets an accelerated launch timeline that puts stress on her and her team, especially when Gael lands a potential new opportunity that conflicts with a big presentation. Callie finds herself in the middle of a power struggle at the Legal Aid offices.
Following multiple confrontations in her life, Callie decides to make a change. Gael learns something unexpected about Elijah from the group commissioning his new art project. Meanwhile, Mariana gets the real story about what happened with the female former engineer.
The Adams-Foster clan comes to the Coterie to spend Christmas with Callie and Mariana. Callie struggles to tell her moms about quitting her clerkship, while Mariana agrees to volunteer for a holiday festival for the underprivileged. Alice is hiding a secret from the Coterie, and Davia strolls down memory lane with Dennis, opening old wounds.
The Fosters and the Hunters help out with the impromptu volunteer Christmas event. Stef agrees to be a part of Mariana's plan to avoid a major catastrophe, all while Gael and Jazmin deal with a painful family decision. Jamie is eager to ask Callie a very important question.
When Malika gets in legal trouble following the Black Lives Matter disruption, Callie goes to an old friend for help. Meanwhile Mariana deals with the fallout from the arrival of the "fixer" at Speckulate, Gael helps Davia with a clapback video, and Alice finds herself in the middle of an unlikely love triangle.
Davia gains unwanted notoriety at her school when a creative attempt to reach her students goes awry. Callie helps Judge Wilson in the aftermath of his son's death, Mariana crosses a line and meets with the infamous Amanda, Malika tries to make things right with Isaac, and Dennis finally seeks help for his depression.
Callie and Jamie's relationship is tested when they are on opposite sides of a case. Mariana's job is threatened, and she has to decide how far she'll go to keep it. Malika has a new opportunity that could be jeopardized by her legal issues. Davia faces the unintended consequences of her behavior. Alice balances her friendships with Lindsay and Sumi.
Callie is forced to make a difficult decision after learning that the Anwei International case is going forward; Mariana prepares for her app launch; Alice's lies surface during a road trip, putting her relationship with Joey in jeopardy.
A group Valentine's party at the coterie forces confrontations between Callie and Mariana, Gael and Jamie, and relationship drama between Malika and Isaac and Raj, who is trying to forget about his sexual fantasy staring Isabella.
Davia works to find a way to make things right with Andre; Mariana is forced to confront her feelings for Evan; Raj and Isabella secretly spend time together; Callie learns something about Jamie that might change everything.
Jamie tries to protect Callie-but is that what she wants? Mariana gets to the bottom of who wrote the anti-woman manifesto at work and is surprised by the answer. Malika has an unplanned family reunion. Alice has some success onstage and off. After a day of bonding, Dennis asks Gael for help.
The Coterie attends Trap Heals while facing tough decisions. Malika feels the weight of her family's and Isaac's anxiety. Callie deals with a moral dilemma. A confession blindsides Mariana. Davia worries about rocking the boat, and Dennis confronts his feelings.