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     Peter Stone 

ASA Peter Stone

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The deputy Chief of the Special Prosecutions Bureau for Cook County in Chicago.


  • The Ace: He is a gifted attorney and is noted to be quite young for someone in his position.
  • Career-Ending Injury: He was a professional baseball player, and played for the Chicago Cubs, when a torn muscle ended his athletic career.
  • Crusading Lawyer: A straightforward, sharp-witted ASA of Chicago who relentlessly pursues justice for the victims of the cases he handles with a passion.
    Antonio Dawson: "(Stone)'s a straight-shooter, doesn't play politics, fights for the right things."
  • The Determinator: Stone is ambitious, determined and takes the cases he's handed to heart, and won't let anything stop him from pursuing justice for the victims and their families.
  • Experienced Protagonist: Peter is clearly a veteran, having been practicing law and been an ASA for years.
  • In the Blood: He is the son of renowned New York City District Attorney Ben Stone from Law & Order.
  • Parental Issues: He's been estranged from his father for some time because of the elder Stone's self-righteousness.
    Stone: My father? Screw my father! Maybe he can live with one foot in heaven...That's his special purpose in life, you know? To make everyone around him take note of their own imperfections.
  • Remember the New Guy?: Stone was the actually the prosecutor who put Detective Voight in prison for his harassing Lieutenant Casey.
  • Sharp-Dressed Man: Is a prosecutor for Cook County wearing in a slick suit while in court.
  • Spin-Offspring: Turns out he's the son of Law & Order original cast member Benjamin Stone.
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     Mark Jefferies 

SA Mark Jefferies

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Played by: Carl Weathers

The Illinois State's Attorney for Cook County


     Anna Valdez 

ASA Anna Valdez

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Played by: Monica Barbaro

Fellow ASA to Peter Stone


  • Naïve Newcomer: It has only been three years since passing the bar and is still quite idealistic, in contrast to Stone, whose idealism has been tempered by experience.
  • Raven Hair, Ivory Skin: A white woman with dark hair.
  • The Stoic: She is very calm and reserved.

     Antonio Dawson 

Chief Investigator Antonio Dawson

Played by: Jon Seda

The Chief Investigator for the State's Attorney Office of Cook County. He was previously a detective with the Chicago Police Department, but decided to make a career shift in order to have more time to spend with his children.


  • Crossover Ship: With Sylvie Brett.
  • Fair Cop: Well, fair investigator now.
  • Good Parents: He is a doting, caring father to his son Diego and daughter Eva. One of the reasons he opted for a job change is to have more regular hours with his children for what little time he gets to spend with them.
  • Nice Guy: Antonio Dawson, definitely.
  • Transplant: He was a cast member of Chicago P.D. prior to the show.

     Laura Nagel 

SA Investigator Laura Nagel

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Played by: Joelle Carter

Fellow investigator to Dawson at the State's Attorney Office of Cook County.


  • Action Mom: She is an investigator for the State's Attorney's office and has a daughter named Jenn.
  • Birds of a Feather: With Dawson. Not only are both are determined investigators but also devoted if estranged parents of their kids and divorced from their spouses.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Laura Nagel is this, absolutely.
  • Fair Cop: Laura is described as a tough-as-nails investigator who sees each case through the eyes of the victim.
  • Recovered Addict: She was prescribed painkillers after being shot on the job. She claims to never have had a problem with the medication and simply moved on once her prescription ran out. Her ex-husband, on the other hand, claims that she did have a problem and argued for, and obtained, full custody of their daughter.
  • Visit by Divorced Dad: Gender-flipped example. She doesn't have primary custody of her daughter and a judge saw fit to require a court monitor present on all her visits.
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