He said he did not know when the case would go to court, but it was possible Nash would testify.
"It remains to be seen if she'll testify," Monaco said. "she does not remember much about the attack, but her testimony about her life since then will be key."
When outside her hospital room Nash wears a hat and veil, usually made from a handkerchief attached the brim of a straw hat.
Nash said she wears the veil "so I don't scare people. And sometimes other people might insult you."
The chimp was shot and killed by police, and tests showed he had the anti-anxiety drug Xanax in his system.