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Case No. 17-1698

Max Thorndike
State of Iowa


Max Thorndike


State of Iowa

Attorney for the Appellant

Sharon D. Hallstoos

Attorney for the Appellee

Timothy M. Hau, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Sep 12, 2018

           Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Scott County, Mark D. Cleve, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Potterfield, P.J., and Bower and McDonald, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, J.  Special concurrence by McDonald, J. (9 pages)

            Max Thorndike appeals the dismissal of his application for postconviction relief.  OPINION HOLDS: We find trial counsel was not ineffective, and therefore neither were appellate or PCR counsel.  We affirm the district court.  SPECIAL CONCURRENCE ASSERTS: I concur in the judgment on the ground the applicant failed to preserve error on his claim.

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