Raleigh "Billy" Greene

Raleigh “Billy” Greene is a third-generation attorney and native Floridian, having been born and raised in St. Petersburg. He and his wife, Megan, both attended St. Petersburg High School and the University of Florida, and now live in northeast St. Petersburg.

Mr. Greene is a principal within Greene & Greene, along with his law partner and father, Raleigh “Lee” Greene. Prior to joining Greene & Greene, Mr. Greene had the opportunity to work as a Clerk for the Honorable Jack Day, and then as litigation counsel for Baskin Fleece in Clearwater. Mr. Greene’s practice primarily focuses on family law (both litigation and collaborative divorce), trust & estate litigation, fiduciary litigation and guardianships. Mr. Greene has been recognized as an AV rated lawyer by Martindale Hubbell, the highest designation bestowed for practicing attorneys. In 2016, Mr. Greene was awarded the Canakaris Family Law Inn of Court “Young Lawyer of the Year” award. In 2018, Mr. Greene was designated as a Super Lawyers Rising Star. Mr. Greene is also presently serving on the St. Petersburg Bar Association’s Executive Board, along with the Florida Bar’s Grievance Committee.

Mr. Greene also remains active within the community, wherein he maintains several civic, charitable and/or social associations with numerous community organizations, including the St. Pete, Clearwater and Hillsborough Bar Associations, the Canakaris and Penick Inns of Court, the YMCA, All Children’s Hospital, the St. Pete Yacht Club and the St. Pete Dragon Club.


  • University of Florida, BA
  • University of Florida, Juris Doctorate with Honors

Areas of Practice:

  • Trust  Litigation
  • Probate (Estate) Litigation
  • Guardianship Litigation
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Family Law Litigation
  • Collaborative Divorce
  • Estate Planning


  • AV Rating with Martindale Hubbell, the highest designation bestowed for practicing attorneys 2015-present
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2018
  • Canakaris Inn of Court “Young Lawyer of the Year” for 2016-2017
  • Boy Scouts of America Distinguished Citizen Award 2017
  • U.S. News Best Law Firms 2015-present
  • Best of Tampa Bay 2017
  • Best Lawyers Firm Designation 2015-present

Professional Membership:

  • St. Petersburg Bar Association, Executive Committee
  • St. Petersburg Bar Association, Founding Chair of Collaborative Section
  • St. Petersburg Bar Association, Chair of Small Law Firm Section
  • Florida Bar Sixth Judicial Circuit, Grievance Committee
  • Florida Bar Foundation
  • Thomas E. Penick Elder Law Inn of Court
  • Canakaris Family Law Inn of Court
  • Next Generation Divorce Collaborative Law Group
  • Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Clearwater Bar Association
  • Hillsborough Bar Association

Civic Activities:

  • Board Member, YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg, 2015 – present
  • All Children’s Hospital Development Council 2011-2014
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Committee

Bar Admissions:

  • State of Florida
  • United States District court, Middle District of Florida


Greene & Greene, Attorneys at Law, is your destination for Family Law, Collaborative Divorce, Probate (Estate) and Trust Litigation, Probate Administration, Estate Planning, Guardianship Litigation and Guardianship Administration, and serves clients in and around St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Tampa, Largo, Seminole, Pinellas Park, Palm Harbor, Bradenton, Sarasota, St. Pete Beach, Indian Rocks Beach, Hillsborough and Pinellas County.