I'll want to see communication with Adam and if he so directs, communication with his father and remaining trusted core team. Getting out of sync could cause another screwup and a lot of people are gonna be very reluctant to donate to anything that shows unstable management at this point.
This defense is gonna cost an astronomical sum. I therefore also feel that checking out the public defender he's asked for to be worth while. This will be very high profile, a potential career maker for his lawyer so it seems to me that there's potential there.
My two bits.
Be brave, be brave, the Myan pilot needs no aeroplane.