Lynne Finley, District Clerk

Lynne Finley, District Clerk

Lynne Finley is a Texas native who has lived and practiced law in Collin County for more than 20 years. Elected to office in 2016, Lynne knows the District Court system and has worked in criminal, civil and family law including General Counsel and Risk Manager positions for large corporations. Her experience gives her a strong foundation to serve the people of Collin County as their District Clerk. She combines legal and business knowledge with conservative values and civic and charitable activities.

Lynne's family's history of service to their community goes back generations. Lynne's mother, Barbara Nash, served on the Arlington School Board and City Council and in the Texas House of Representatives. Lynne's brother, the Honorable John Chupp, serves as the Judge of the 141st District Court of Tarrant County.

Lynne and her husband, fellow attorney G. Lee Finley (a former U.S. Marine), live in Richardson with their 3 children.

  • Master of Arts Degree - Mass Communication - (1996)
    Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence - (1994)
    South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree - Telecommunications - Cum Laude - (1990)
    Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Washington State Bar
  • Federal Courts in the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas
Clubs and Organizations
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Washington State Bar
  • Curt B. Henderson American Inn of Court
  • Conner Harrington Republican Women
  • Golden Corridor Republican Women
  • Republican Women of Greater North Texas
  • Collin County Conservative Republicans
  • Collin County Republican Men’s Club
  • Plano Republican Women’s Club
  • McKinney Tea Party
  • Lincoln Society
  • Plano Area Mothers of Multiplcs
  • McKinney Chamber of Commerce
  • Fellowship of Professional Women
  • Preeclampsia Foundation
  • African American Republican Club of Collin County
  • National Rifle Association
  • PTA Vice-President/Volunteers