Geoff Wilson is a Partner in the local government law firm of Wilson Williams LLP, and was admitted to the Colorado bar in 1981. Geoff presently serves as City Attorney for Woodland Park, as well as Deputy City Attorney for the cities of Salida and Fort Morgan. Geoff also does extensive special counsel work for a variety of other Colorado local governments, primarily on the areas of elections, taxation, and TABOR.
Geoff has spent his entire career representing Colorado municipalities. Prior to helping form Wilson Williams, Geoff was with the municipal law firm of Murray Dahl Beery & Renaud LLP for four years. Geoff is well known to many municipal officials and attorneys across the state, serving as the General Counsel for the Colorado Municipal League (CML) for nearly three decades, where he represented Colorado municipalities in the State agency rulemaking, before the General Assembly and in Colorado’s appellate courts.
Along the way, Geoff authored the first editions of the CML publications on open meetings, open records, municipal taxes, and municipal elections, and helped write the first edition of CML’s TABOR publication. Geoff has spoken to thousands of elected officials and other staff and residents over the years on these and a variety of other municipal law topics, including home rule, ethics and conflicts of interest, council and board rules of procedure, and the Fair Campaign Practices Act. Geoff finds especially rewarding to help elected officials and their governing bodies navigate challenging problems, among themselves and in their communities, by offering practical counsel to achieve effectiveness and productivity.