Collin County District Clerk

Lynne Finley

One of the Most Effective District Clerks in Texas

● Taking the Felony cases paperless by implementing Efiling for the District Courts;
● Providing lawyers immediate access to clerks at courthouse with upgraded technology at no cost to County;
● Providing attorneys weekly reminders of court hearings to minimize lost time for the Courts at no cost to County;
● Increased use of automated phone technology to improve contact with parties at no cost to County;
● Implementing Jury Software to meet the growing needs of the county without infrastructure growth;
● Exploring use of On-Line Dispute Resolution and bot technology to meet the growing needs of the Courts and the Citizens in the most efficient ways possible.

The Most Qualified Candidate

● Master of Arts Degree – Mass Communication – Texas Tech University
● Doctor of Jurisprudence – South Texas College of Law
● Bachelor of Arts Degree – Telecommunications – Cum Laude – Texas Tech University
● Member, State Bar of Texas
● Member, Washington State Bar
● Member, Curt B. Henderson American Inn of Court
● County and District Clerks’ Association of Texas – Current Committee Chairman (2020-2022)
● County and District Clerks’ Association of Texas – Legislative Committee Member (2020-2022)
● Coalition of American Court Collectors
● County and District Clerks’ Association of Texas Technology Committee Member
● Texas Judicial Council Civil Justice Committee’s Advisory Council
● Tyler Technologies Exclusive Steering Committee for eFiling solutions

Political Involvement in the Republican Party

● Member, Conner Harrington Republican Women (Board Member, 2017-2021)
● Member, Golden Corridor Republican Women
● Member, Republican Women of Greater North Texas
● Member, Collin County Conservative Republicans
● Member, Collin County Republican Men’s Club
● Member, Plano Republican Women’s Club
● Member, Lincoln Society
● Republican Conventions Alternate Delegate 2016 and Delegate 2018
● Tribute to Women Recognition Award from Conner Harrington Republican Women (2018)


Lynne will not back down to corrupt politicians or corporate interests. Lynne does what is right, even when it is difficult. Lynne protects her employees, and ensures that the Collin County District Clerk’s office treats all customers with dignity, professionalism, and respect.


In the 5 years Lynne has been the Collin County District Clerk, she has imported mainstream cost and labor saving programs modelled after top fortune 500 companies, saving the citizens of Collin County hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Conservative Values

Lynne strongly believes in individual freedom and limited government, preserved through the rule of law and the right to bear arms.
Lynne believes in peace through strength, fiscal responsibility, free market economies, and the dignity and sanctity of all human life.