The Wall Street Journal spoke with Chris Timmons, a former Georgia prosecutor and partner at Knowles Gallant Timmons, about allegations that Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis engaged in an improper relationship with Nathan Wade, a special prosecutor on her team that brought racketeering charges against Donald Trump and others, are focusing attention on the Atlanta attorney with little previous criminal trial experience.
According to The Wall Street Journal, lawyers in Georgia note the allegations in the Monday filing raise questions about why Willis sought Wade’s services.
“My understanding is that he has no felony jury trial experience,” said Chris Timmons, an Atlanta defense lawyer who has prosecuted cases under the same racketeering law used against Trump, known as a RICO statute.
Wade’s lack of relevant experience “would be concerning in any complex felony case, let alone one that is a multi-defendant RICO case,” said Timmons, who also serves as an ABC News contributor.
Read the full article from The Wall Street Journal online here.