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Ex-BigLaw Atty Who Shot Wife Sentenced To Life In Prison

Law360 (May 23, 2018, 8:21 PM EDT) -- A Georgia judge on Wednesday sentenced a former Fisher Phillips partner who fatally shot his wife to life in prison, after an Atlanta jury rejected the attorney’s contention that the shooting was an accident and convicted him of felony murder.

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney handed down the sentence at a hearing held one month after a jury found 75-year-old Claud "Tex" McIver guilty on charges stemming from his September 2016 fatal shooting of 63-year-old Diane McIver, his wife of roughly 11 years, during...
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