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Raleigh Billy Greene

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 for undergraduate and law school. They now live in northeast St. Petersburg with their two children, Raleigh & Marlowe.

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 and fiduciary litigation. Mr. Greene has been recognized as an AV rated lawyer by Martindale Hubbell, the highest designation bestowed for practicing attorneys. Between 2016-2017, Mr. Greene was awarded the Canakaris Family Law Inn of Court “Young Lawyer of the Year” award and was bestowed the Distinguished Citizen Award by Boy Scouts of America for his community and philanthropic contributions. From 2018 through 2021, Mr. Greene was designated as a Super Lawyers Rising Star, and was recently selected to Super Lawyers for 2023. In 2022, Mr. Greene was awarded the John C. Lenderman Award for Excellence in Family Law, the premier recognition provided by the Canakaris Inn of Court to attorneys practicing within the family law field. Mr. Greene has also served on the St. Petersburg Bar Association’s Executive Board, along with previously chairing the local 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, the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, All Children’s Hospital, the University of Florida Alumni Association, the Gator Collective, St. Pete Yacht Club and the St. Pete Dragon Club.

Current Position:

  • Principal Partner, Greene & Greene, LLC


  • University of Florida – 2007 – BA – Criminology
  • University of Florida – 2011 – Juris Doctorate, with Honors


  • Partner, Greene & Greene, LLC, 2015 – present
  • Litigation Attorney, Baskin Fleece, 2011-2015
  • Clerk, Honorable Judge Jack Day, 2010


  • AV Rating with Martindale Hubbell 2015-Present, the highest designation bestowed for practicing attorneys
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2018-2021
  • Super Lawyers 2023
  • Canakaris Inn of Court “Young Lawyer of the Year” for 2016-2017
  • Boy Scouts of America Distinguished Citizen Award 2017
  • Canakaris Inn of Court “John C. Lenderman Award for Excellence in Family Law” 2021-2022
  • U.S. News Best Law Firms 2015-Present
  • Best of Tampa Bay 2017 (Law Firm)
  • Best Lawyers Firm Designation 2015-Present

Professional Membership:

  • St. Petersburg Bar Association, Executive Committee (2017-2019)
  • St. Petersburg Bar Association, Founding Chair of Collaborative Section (2016-2017)
  • St. Petersburg Bar Association, Chair of Small Law Firm Section (2015-2016)
  • Florida Bar Sixth Judicial Circuit, Grievance Committee (Chair 2019-2020)
  • 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

Civic Activities:

  • Board Member, YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg, 2015 – present (Chair 2022-2023)
  • St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce, Public Policy Committee (2019-present)
  • Boy Scouts of America, Greater Tampa Bay Area Council Steering Committee (2022-Present)
  • All Children’s Hospital Development Council (2011-2014)
  • University of Florida Alumni Association
  • The Gator Collective
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Committee Member

Areas of Practice:

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

Bar Admissions:

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