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Case No. 21-0808

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Derrick Shafer
State of Iowa


Derrick Shafer


State of Iowa

Attorney for the Appellant

Denise M. Gonyea

Attorney for the Appellee

Bridget A. Chambers, Assistant Attorney General

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Apr 27, 2022

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Mahaska County, Crystal S. Cronk, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Tabor, P.J., Ahlers, J., and Scott, S.J.  Opinion by Scott, S.J.  (7 pages)

            Derrick Shafer appeals the denial of his application for postconviction relief, arguing the court erred in rejecting his claims of ineffective assistance of counsel.  OPINION HOLDS: We agree with the district court that counsel was not ineffective as alleged and affirm the denial of Shafer’s application.

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