B.A., Miami University
J.D., Vanderbilt University
criminal law & procedure
Christopher W. Timmons has been a Georgia prosecutor for over 17 year working in DeKalb and Cobb Counties. In DeKalb, Timmons served as a Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney and headed the Organized Crime Division, which included the White Collar, Public Integrity, and Gang Units. In Cobb County, he was an Assistant District Attorney on the trial line and served as the first specialized White Collar prosecutor. He has tried more than 60 jury trials, almost all as sole or chief counsel, including opioid, gambling, police brutality, RICO, public corruption, and murder cases. He also has argued multiple cases before the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Georgia Supreme Court.
Prior to becoming a prosecutor, Timmons was an associate at King & Spalding in Atlanta and Taft, Stettinius & Hollister in Cincinnati. As a civil litigator, he handled business litigation, securities and products liability cases from the filing of complaints through appeals. He earned his B.A. from Miami University and his J.D. from Vanderbilt in 1996. He is married to Professor Kelly Timmons.