JAMES M. MANLEY
STATE OF MAINE
Argued June 16, 2015.
As Corrected September 29, 2015.
On the briefs:
Jamesa J. Drake, Esq., Drake Law, LLC, Auburn, for appellant James M. Manley; Geoffrey A. Rushlau, District Attorney, and Patricia A. Mador, Asst. Dist. Atty., Office of the District Attorney, Bath, for appellee State of Maine.
At oral argument: Jamesa J. Drake, Esq., for appellant James M. Manley; Patricia A. Mador, Asst. Dist. Atty., for appellee State of Maine.
Panel: SAUFLEY, C.J., and ALEXANDER, MEAD, GORMAN, JABAR, and HJELM, JJ.
[¶1] James M. Manley appeals from an order of the Superior Court (Sagadahoc County, Horton, J. ) denying his petition for post-conviction review. Because we conclude that the court did not err when it found that Manley received " reasonably effective assistance," we affirm.
[¶2] On November 15, 2010, Manley was indicted for elevated aggravated assault (Class A), 17-A M.R.S. § 208-B(1)(A) (2014), violation of a condition of release (Class E), 15 M.R.S. § 1092(1)(A) (2014), terrorizing (Class D), 17-A M.R.S. § 210(1)(A) (2014), and obstructing report of crime or injury (Class D), 17-A M.R.S. § 758(1)(B) (2014).
[¶3] On May 26, 2011, a jury found Manley guilty of elevated aggravated assault (Class A), 17-A M.R.S. § 208-B(1)(A) (2014). Viewing the evidence in the light most favorable to the State, the following facts were established beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. See State v. Reed, 2013 ME 5, ¶ 9, 58 A.3d 1130. The charges arose from an incident that occurred on September 19, 2010, at the rooming house where Manley and the victim lived. Early in the ...