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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 partners Megan and father, Raleigh “Lee” Greene. Prior to joining Greene & Greene, Mr. Greene worked as a Clerk for the Honorable Jack Day, and subsequently 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. Mr. Greene has been awarded the Canakaris Family Law Inn of Court “Young Lawyer of the Year” award and subsequently the “John C. Lenderman Award for Excellence in Family Law. He was bestowed the Distinguished Citizen Award by Boy Scouts of America for his community and philanthropic contributions. Mr. Greene has been designated by Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers. Mr. Greene has also served multiple stints 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. Beginning in 2022, Mr. Greene served a two year term as the Board Chair for the YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg, spearheading a joint development project with the Pinellas County School Board to open the Speer YMCA in conjunction with Mangrove Bay Middle School in northeast St. Petersburg. His other community involvement and speaking engagements have included the St. Pete, Clearwater and Hillsborough Bar Associations, the Canakaris and Penick Inns of Court, the University of Florida Alumni Association, the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida, the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, 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
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Family Law Litigation
  • Collaborative Divorce


  • University of Florida 40 Gators Under 40 Recipient (2024)
  • AV Rating with Martindale Hubbell, the highest peer-reviewed designation bestowed for practicing attorneys (2015-Present)
  • Best Lawyers (2023-Present)
  • Super Lawyers (2023-Present)
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star (2018-2021)
  • Canakaris Inn of Court “Young Lawyer of the Year” (2016-2017)
  • Canakaris Inn of Court “John C. Lenderman Award for Excellence in Family Law” (2021-2022)
  • Boy Scouts of America Distinguished Citizen Award (2017)
  • U.S. News Best Law Firms (2015-Present)
  • Best of Tampa Bay Law Firm Recipient (2017)
  • Best Lawyers Firm Designation (2015-Present)

Professional Membership:

  • St. Petersburg Bar Association, Executive Committee (2017-2019, 2024-Present)
  • 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 2017-2020 (Chair 2019-2020)
  • Florida Bar Foundation
  • Thomas E. Penick Elder Law Inn of Court
  • Canakaris Family Law Inn of Court
  • Tampa Bay Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • 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;Vice Chair 2020-2021, Chair 2022-2023)
  • St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce, Public Policy Committee (2019 – 2023)
  • Boy Scouts of America, Great Tampa Bay Area Council Steering Committee (2022-Present; Chair 2023)
  • All Children’s Hospital Development Council (2011-2014)
  • University of Florida Alumni Association
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Committee
  • Florida Bar Family Section & OSCA Trauma Informed Courts Regional Training

Bar Admissions:

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