A Change in Defense is the eighth episode of Trial & Error and the eighth episode overall in the series. It has aired on April 4, 2017.
With the trial now getting national attention, Josh's boss, Mr. Mankiewicz has decided to take over the case, throwing the team into turmoil. Meanwhile, when Mankiewicz suggests Larry plead insanity, Josh and Carol Anne Keane must work together to convince Larry to stand trial. Anne, Dwayne and Summer also appear.
- Nicholas D'Agosto as Josh Segal
- John Lithgow as Larry Henderson
- Jayma Mays as Carol Anne Keane
- Sherri Shepherd as Anne Flatch
- Steven Boyer as Dwayne Reed
- Krysta Rodriguez as Summer Henderson