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Case No. 19-1516

Justin James Zobel
State of Iowa


Justin James Zobel


State of Iowa

Attorney for the Appellant

Richard Hollis

Attorney for the Appellee

Bridget A. Chambers, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Aug 05, 2020

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Cerro Gordo County, DeDra L. Schroeder, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Vaitheswaran, P.J., and Mullins and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Vaitheswaran, P.J.  (4 pages)

            Justin Zobel appeals the dismissal of his postconviction-relief application.  He asserts a due process claim and contends he received ineffective assistance of counsel.  OPINION HOLDS: Zobel failed to preserve his due process claim and has not established his counsel breached an essential duty.  We affirm the dismissal of his application.

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