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Case No. 17-2004

State of Iowa
Maria Amelia Leedom


State of Iowa


Maria Amelia Leedom

Attorney for the Appellee

Bridget A. Chambers, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Julie De Vries

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Nov 21, 2018

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Black Hawk County, Nathan A. Callahan, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Tabor, P.J., and Mullins and Bower, JJ.  Opinion by Bower, J.  (4 pages)

            Maria Leedom appeals her conviction for voluntary absence from custody, claiming ineffective assistance of counsel.  OPINION HOLDS: We preserve Leedom’s ineffective-assistance-of-counsel claim.  We affirm her conviction for voluntary absence from custody.

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