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Case No. 18-0608

State of Iowa
Christopher James Beardshear


State of Iowa


Christopher James Beardshear

Attorney for the Appellee

Louis S. Sloven, Assistant Attorney General

Attorney for the Appellant

Shawn C. McCullough

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Jan 23, 2019

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Washington County, Daniel P. Kitchen, District Associate Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vogel, C.J., and Vaitheswaran and McDonald, JJ.  Opinion by Vogel, C.J.  (2 pages)

            Christopher Beardshear appeals his conviction for operating while intoxicated, first offense.  OPINION HOLDS: The record before us lacks any basis to evaluate his ineffective-assistance claim.  Therefore, we affirm his conviction and preserve his ineffective-assistance claim for possible postconviction proceedings. 

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