Raleigh W. "Billy" Greene, IV

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Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in St. Petersburg, FL

Greene & Greene, Attorneys at Law
 | 401 4th Street North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-2803
Phone: 727-821-2900
Fax: 727-822-7686
Selected To Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (50%),
  • Family Law (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Raleigh W. Greene, IV, is a principal and partner with Greene & Greene Attorneys at Law in St. Petersburg, Florida. A native of the area, Mr. Greene focuses his practice almost exclusively on the areas of family law and estate planning. During his more than six years of practicing law, he has helped numerous individuals and families throughout Pinellas County and all across the state with their serious and complex legal issues involving any of the following:

    ·        Trust administration and litigation

    ·        Estate planning and administration and probate litigation

    ·        Family law and divorce litigation

    ·        Collaborative divorce and mediation

    ·        Guardianships administration and litigation

    ·        Fiduciary litigation

    Recognized for his success as well as his impeccable professionalism, Mr. Greene has received numerous awards and honors throughout his career. Along with holding an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, he received the "Young Lawyer of the Year” award in family law from The Canakaris American Inn of Court in 2016. In addition, U.S. News & World Report has voted his law firm among the best law firms in the country since 2015.

    A 2007 graduate of the University of Florida, Mr. Greene returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2011. The Florida Bar admitted him to practice that same year, and Mr. Greene is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

    Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Greene serves on the executive committee and is a founding chair of the collaborative section for the St. Petersburg Bar Association, where he also serves as chair for the organization's small law firm section. He also serves on the grievance committee for The Florida Bar Sixth Judicial Circuit, and he is a member of numerous other local, state and national bar associations as well.

    Committed to his local community as well as his practice, Mr. Greene is a board member of the YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg, and he once served on the development council for Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital. In 2017, he received the Boy Scouts of America Distinguished Citizen Award for his selfless contributions to his community.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Estate & Trust Litigation
    • 50%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Will Contests, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Mediation & Collaborative Law


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    Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020

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    About Raleigh Greene, IV

    Admitted: 2011, Florida

    Professional Webpage: http://www.greenelegalfirm.com/attorney-profiles/raleigh-bil...


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

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Introductory Interdisciplinary Collaborative Divorce Training Certificate, 2017
    • Advanced Collaborative Divorce Training Certificate, 2016
    • State of Florida

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Next Generation Divorce Collaborative Group, Member, 2018
    • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Member, 2018
    • American Bar Association, 2018
    • Thomas E. Penick Jr. American Inn of Court in Elder Law, 2018
    • Florida Bar, Sixth Circuit Grievance Committee, 2018
    • Canakaris Family Law Inn of Court, Member, 2018
    • St. Petersburg Bar Association, Member, 2018
    • St. Petersburg Bar Association Executive Committee Member, 2018
    • Collaborative Law Section, St. Petersburg Bar Association, Founding Chair, 2016
    • United States District court, Middle District of Florida
    • Hillsborough Bar Association
    • Clearwater Bar Association
    • Florida Bar Foundation
    • St. Petersburg Bar Association, Chair of Small Law Firm Section

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Adverse Childhood Experiences Conference, Committee Member, 2016
    • All Children’s Hospital Development Council, 2011-2014
    • YMCA of St. Petersburg Board Member, 2015 – present

    Educational Background:

    • University of Florida, BA
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    Office Location for Raleigh W. "Billy" Greene, IV

    401 4th Street North
    St. Petersburg, FL 33701-2803

    Phone: 727-821-2900

    Fax: 727-822-7686

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