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Christopher W. Timmons


Knowles Gallant Timmons

Chris Timmons is a partner with Knowles Gallant Timmons. He is a trial attorney who helps litigators try cases, often at the last minute. Chris has tried more than 100 cases to judges and juries in federal and state courts, which is ten times more experience than even the most accomplished business litigators. Chris’s appearance in a case can turn an imminent trial loss into a favorable settlement or a victory at trial with an award of attorney’s fees.

For the past 14 years, Chris has also been an adjunct law professor at the Georgia State University College of Law, teaching Trial Advocacy and Jury Selection Courses. He is on the Executive Committee of the Lawyers Club of Atlanta and a Master in the Bleckley Inn of Court.

Prior to joining Knowles Gallant Timmons, Chris served as a Georgia prosecutor for over 17 years in DeKalb and Cobb Counties. Chris was also a litigation associate for five years at King & Spalding in Atlanta and Taft, Stettinius, & Hollister in Cincinnati.

Chris lives in the Candler Park neighborhood of Atlanta with his wife, GSU Law Professor Kelly Timmons, and their two daughters.

Recent Articles by Christopher W. Timmons

What Can You Do if You Buy Stolen or Forged Art and Antiquities?

In February 2023, an art dealer in Palm Beach, Florida admitted to selling millions of dollars’ worth of counterfeit artwork to unwitting buyers. Daniel Elie Bouaziz of Danieli Fine Art and Galerie Danieli in Palm Beach County purchased cheap reproductions online, forged provenance and authenticity paperwork, and resold the forged artworks for a hefty profit. Two months later, in April 2023, a Los Angeles-based auctioneer confessed to creating forged Basquiat pieces for display in the Orlando Museum of Art. Michael Barzman and an unidentified co-conspirator in the case created 20 to 30 of these fake paintings.