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Shauna Billingsley

Contact Shauna at 615.550.6603


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Shauna R. Billingsley is the City Attorney for the City of Franklin, and she has served in that capacity since her appointment in February 2010. Ms. Billingsley has worked for the City since 2007 when she was hired as Assistant City Attorney, and she served in the capacity of Interim City attorney from January 2008 until her appointment to City Attorney. She previously worked for the State of Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance, and prior to that she practiced law in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, focusing primarily on business litigation and family law issues. She is a native of Johnson City, Tennessee, and graduated from Texas A&M Law School in May 2003. Ms. Billingsley is licensed to practice law in both Tennessee and Texas. She is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, American Bar Association, Williamson County Bar Association (where she served as President), Nashville Bar Association, Tennessee Municipal Attorney Association, and the International Municipal Lawyers Association. She is a fellow with the American Bar Association and Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers. She is an alumnus of the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Academy. Ms. Billingsley frequently presents at conferences and seminars on municipal law matters.

Ms. Billingsley is an active member of the Franklin Rotary at Breakfast, where she is Past-President, and she is an alumnus of Leadership Franklin. She is the District Representative to the Tennessee Bar Association House of Delegates and has served as chair of the Tennessee Bar Association Public Education Committee and Local Government Section. She served as the District II representative to the Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Board. Ms. Billingsley serves as a board member for Nashville Children’s Theatre, and Waves, Inc.