JAMES RICHARD LENING v. STATE OF TENNESSEE - Articles

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Posted by: Tanja Trezise on Apr 1, 2013

Court: TN Court of Criminal Appeals

Attorneys 1:

Marie Stacey, Nashville, Tennessee, for the appellant, James Richard Lening.

Attorneys 2:

Robert E. Cooper, Jr., Attorney General and Reporter; Lacy Wilber, Assistant Attorney General; Victor S. Johnson III, District Attorney General; and Robert Elliott McGuire, Assistant District Attorney General, for the appellee, State of Tennessee.

Judge(s): WITT

The petitioner, James Richard Lening, appeals the denial of his petition for post-conviction relief from his 2008 Davidson County Criminal Court jury convictions of aggravated burglary, aggravated assault, felony vandalism, and aggravated criminal trespass, claiming that he was denied the effective assistance of counsel at trial. Discerning no error, we affirm.

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