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Ex-BigLaw Atty Who Shot Wife Found Guilty Of Murder

Law360 (April 23, 2018, 4:45 PM EDT) -- A former Fisher Phillips LLP partner who fatally shot his wife during a nighttime drive was convicted of felony murder on Monday, with an Atlanta jury rejecting the attorney’s contention that the shooting was an accident.

Claud “Tex” McIver, 75, fatally shot 63-year-old Diane McIver, his wife of roughly 11 years, as a friend drove the couple through Atlanta in September 2016, in what his attorneys have said was a tragic accident and prosecutors cast as a murder motivated by Claud McIver’s need to gain control...
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