Colorado Department of Law — Annual Report 2009
Cynthia Coffman Chief Deputy Attorney General
Cynthia Honssinger Coffman joined Attorney General John Suthers’ administration as Chief Deputy in March 2005. Her responsibilities include managing the office’s attorneys and administration and serving as the Attorney General’s second in command.
Ms. Coffman has been in public service since graduating from Georgia State University Law School in 1991. Immediately prior to joining the Attorney General’s staff, Ms. Coffman served as chief legal counsel to Colorado Governor Bill Owens. She has worked for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, the Office of Legislative Counsel of Colorado’s General Assembly, the Georgia Attorney General and the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games.
Geoff Blue Deputy Attorney General for Legal Policy and Governmental Affairs
Geoff Blue jointed the Attorney General’s Office in early 2008 as a senior policy adviser to the Attorney General and the office’s liaison to the governor, General Assembly and local governments.
Prior to joining the office, Mr. Blue practiced law with Farfield and Woods, P.C., as a general commercial litigator. His legal experience includes stints with Higgins, Hopkins, McLain & Roswell, LLC, Wheeler Trigg & Kennedy, P.C., and Wolf, Block, Schorr & Solis- Choen, LLP.
Mr. Blue received his bachelor of arts degree in politics from Princeton University. From there, Mr. Blue matriculated to Victoria University of Manchester, England, where he earned a master of arts in health care ethics. Finally, Mr. Blue was granted a JD from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1998.