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Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

WI Court of Appeals – District II

Case Name: State of Wisconsin v. Jameil A. Garrett

Case No.: 2019AP852

Officials: Neubauer, C.J., Reilly, P.J., and Gundrum, J.

Focus: Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

The State appeals an order granting Jameil Garrett a new trial after two postconviction motions alleging ineffective assistance of trial and postconviction counsel for not calling alibi witnesses. The State argues that Garrett did not sufficiently prove that he was prejudiced. We agree and reverse the order and remand with directions that Garrett’s conviction be reinstated.

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Derek A Hawkins is trademark corporate counsel for Harley-Davidson. Hawkins oversees the prosecution and maintenance of the Harley-Davidson’s international trademark portfolio in emerging markets.

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