Former Senator John Edwards: Back in Court as a Lawyer – Again

Disgraced former U.S. Senator John Edwards won a $13 million settlement on Thursday for a 4-year-old boy who suffered brain damage, in his first trial since returning to the practice of law last year.

“I was happy to be back in the courtroom,” a beaming Edwards told WNCT as he left the courthouse in Greenville, North Carolina.

Cate Edwards Remembers Mom Elizabeth: Her Voice Is Always in My Head

Cate Edwards, who lost her mother, Elizabeth, to breast cancer in 2010, admits not a day goes by when she doesn’t think of her mom.

John Edwards's Daughter Cate Was 'Devastated' by His Affair

Cate Edwards has revealed how she found out her father, John Edwards, had an affair with Rielle Hunter.

“He told me,” the attorney and author, 31, tells Today in an episode airing Friday, of the former Democratic presidential candidate. “I guess he and my mom decided that that was, you know, how it needed to be done.”

John Edwards's Daughter Cate Leaves Courtroom in Tears

John Edwards’s daughter Cate walked out of the courtroom crying Wednesday as a witness was about to describe an argument between her parents after a tabloid reported her father’s extramarital affair.

The dramatic scene played out Wednesday during Edwards’s trial in Greensboro, N.C., on charges of illegally using campaign contributions to cover up his affair with Rielle Hunter while he was running for president.

Cate Edwards's Wedding Dress: See Photos

It was Monique Lhuillier for Cate Edwards’s recent wedding to her longtime beau, Trevor Upham, and there were no wardrobe changes, either.

The elegant bride wore the strapless gown with its elaborately draped skirt for dinner and dancing, too, during her Oct. 22 nuptials.

As for that dress, a girlfriend of the bride said it was love at first sight for Cate. “That was the first dress she tried on,” the girlfriend tells PEOPLE, “which was fitting because Trevor was her first love.”

Cate Edwards Marries Trevor Upham

Beside an altar candle lit in her mother’s memory, Cate Edwards married her college sweetheart, Trevor Upham, on Saturday.

The couple then welcomed friends and family into the sprawling Edwards home in Chapel Hill, N.C., where – just 10 months earlier – they deeply grieved Elizabeth Edwards’s death from breast cancer.