Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Jennifer M. Daniels , Decatur, for appellant.
Daniel J. Porter , District Attorney, Jon W. Setzer , Assistant District Attorney, Thurbert E. Baker , Attorney General, Paula K. Smith , Senior Assistant Attorney General, Reggie A. Lampkin , Assistant Attorney General, for appellee.
Supreme Court of Georgia.
Following the denial of his motion to withdraw his guilty plea, Larry Patrick McKiernan appeals, contending that he received ineffective assistance of counsel and that his guilty plea was not knowing and voluntary. For the reasons set forth below, we affirm.
The predicate facts developed at McKiernan's guilty plea hearing show that, following a domestic squabble, McKiernan shot his wife in the back of the head with a Glock handgun. McKiernan...
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