Colin Coffey was appointed a Director for the East Bay Regional Park District last February. Prior to his appointment to the Board, Coffey served for 13 years on the Park District Park Advisory Committee, a citizens advisory group that studies issues and makes recommendations to the Board on parks policy. He also served as a Park District Ambassador.
In addition to his involvement with the Park District, Coffey has been active in the John Muir Land Trust and is a member of the East Bay Regional Park Foundation and sponsors annually five camperships for inner-city youth.
Professionally, Coffey is a Partner at the law firm Archer Norris. His central practice is public healthcare law and regulation, representing providers, medical centers, community clinics, skilled nursing facilities, physician groups, and individual physicians.
Coffey has been identified as one of San Francisco’s top- rated attorneys and has attained the highest rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which provides peer and client reviews of attorneys for legal competency and ethics. He served on the Contra Costa BAR Association Board of Directors for 12 years and in 2005 served as President.
Coffey’s family was politically active and he served as an intern in Congressman George Miller’s Washington, DC office in his youth and later was the Congressman’s appointee to the Democratic Central Committee for 23 years.
Coffey, his wife Mila and their children are life-long Parks and trails enthusiasts. They live in Hercules.