PHILLIP ALEXANDER MCWILLIAMS v. STATE OF TENNESSEE - Articles

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Posted by: Landry Butler on Nov 2, 2017

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

William L. Wheatley, Sevierville, Tennessee, for the appellant, Phillip Alexander McWilliams.

Attorneys 2:

Herbert H. Slatery III, Attorney General and Reporter; Caitlin Smith, Assistant Attorney General; James B. Dunn, District Attorney General; and Rolfe Straussfogel, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): EASTER

Petitioner, Phillip Alexander McWilliams, appeals the denial of his petition for post-conviction relief from his convictions for aggravated domestic assault and reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon. Petitioner argues that he received ineffective assistance of counsel. After a review of the record and the briefs of the parties, we determine Petitioner has failed to establish that he received ineffective assistance of counsel. Accordingly, the judgment of the post-conviction court is affirmed.

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