Patricia Currie, 78, of Mandeville was handed a 22-year prison sentence in the attempted murder of attorney Keith Couture in 2016, The New Orleans Advocate reported.
Couture claimed that Currie arrived at his office alone with a gun, wearing latex gloves on her hands and plastic bags on his feet, the newspaper reported.
She allegedly told him that she came to kill him then revealed a shotgun from under a towel.
Currie raised the weapon toward him but the lawyer was able to wrestle it away, prosecutors said.
The episode came weeks after Couture unsuccessfully tried to withdraw from representing her in a bankruptcy case, the outlet reported.
She testified at her own trial that she was only trying to scare her lawyer.
But the jury convicted her in August after just 15 minutes of deliberation.
With Post wires
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