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Case No. 17-1698

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Max Thorndike
v.
State of Iowa

Appellant

Max Thorndike

Appellee

State of Iowa

Attorneys for Appellant

Sharon D. Hallstoos

Attorneys for Appellee

Timothy M. Hau, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
17-1698
Date Published:
Sep 12, 2018
Summary

           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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