Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Courtney E. Black, Jeffrey Lichtman of the New York Bar, admitted pro hac vice, and Marc Fernich of the New York Bar, admitted pro hac vice, attorneys for appellant (Mr. Lichtman and Mr. Fernich, of counsel and on the brief).
Paula T. Dow, Essex County Prosecutor, attorney for respondent (Sara A. Friedman, Assistant Prosecutor, of counsel and on the brief).
Before Judges Baxter and Coburn.
Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division.
Defendant Joseph Iadipaoli appeals from a December 5, 2008 order that denied his first petition for post-conviction relief (PCR) without conducting an evidentiary hearing. We reject defendant's claims that trial counsel rendered ineffective assistance by: failing to introduce documents establishing that the charged conduct could not have occurred at the time alleged in the indictment; mishandling allegedly decisive medical issues; and failing to discredit...
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