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Case No. 20-0773

Jesus Angel Ramirez
State of Iowa

Black Hawk


Jesus Angel Ramirez


State of Iowa

Attorneys for Appellant

Melinda J. Nye, Assistant Appellate Defender

Attorneys for Appellee

Genevieve Reinkoester, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Sep 21, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Black Hawk County, David F. Staudt, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Heard by Ahlers, P.J., and Badding and Chicchelly, JJ.  Opinion by Badding, J. (7 pages)

            Jesus Ramirez appeals the denial of his application for postconviction relief, which alleged ineffective assistance of counsel on direct appeal following his criminal convictions.  OPINION HOLDS: We agree with the district court that Ramirez did not meet his burden to show prejudice, and we accordingly affirm the denial of his application for postconviction relief. 

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