iVillage Woman of the Week: Alicia Florrick

Each week we pick one woman who's done something to make us proud.

This week we're loving Julianna Margulies' character on the new CBS drama, The Good Wife.

When Alicia Florrick's politico husband goes down in flames for a scandal involving bribery and prostitution, she's forced to hold his hand and keep a brave face.

During the press conference she keeps it together like a champ. But she takes her first opportunity alone with her cheating husband to give him what he deserves – a good hard slap in the face.

After her husband goes to jail, Alicia is forced to put her family crisis behind her and go back to work as a lawyer – a career she gave up 13 years ago to become a full-time mother and wife. Pitted against bright-eyed 20-somethings and chauvinistic alpha males, office survival won't be easy. But by dusting off her sleuthing skills and cracking her first case, Alicia proves that it's never too late to reinvent yourself.

Catch The Good Wife on CBS Tuesdays at 10 p.m. And in case you missed the pilot, watch it here!

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