No. 20210381-CA.

546 P.3d 990 (2024)

2024 UT App 38

STATE of Utah, Appellee, v. Roberto GARCIA, Appellant.

Court of Appeals of Utah.

Filed March 21, 2024.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Emily Adams , Freyja Johnson , Salt Lake City, and Melissa Jo Townsend , Attorneys for Appellant.

Sean D. Reyes , Salt Lake City, and Jonathan S. Bauer , Attorneys for Appellee.

Judge John D. Luthy authored this Opinion, in which Judges Gregory K. Orme and Amy J. Oliver concurred.


¶1 Roberto Garcia appeals his convictions of rape of a child, sodomy on a child, and aggravated sexual abuse of a child. He contends that he did not receive effective assistance of counsel. We conclude that in each asserted instance of ineffective assistance, Garcia has failed to show either deficient performance...

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