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Public Notice from the U.S. Trustee - Appointment of Chapter 13 Standing Trustee

Wednesday, June 2, 2021



The United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for appointment as a standing trustee to administer cases filed under chapter 13 of title 11 of the United States Code (Bankruptcy Code). The appointment, located in Corpus Christi or the Rio Grande Valley, is for cases filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, Brownsville, Corpus Christi, and McAllen Divisions. Standing trustees receive compensation pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 586(e)(1)(A).

The minimum qualifications for appointment are set forth in 28 C.F.R. § 58.4. To be eligible for appointment, an applicant must possess strong administrative, financial, and interpersonal skills. Management, fiduciary, and bankruptcy experience is desirable but not mandatory.

A successful applicant will be required to undergo a background check, and must qualify to be bonded. Although standing trustees are not federal employees, appointments are made consistent with federal Equal Opportunity policies, which prohibit discrimination in employment.

Forward resumes by email to the United States Trustee, Attention: Kevin M. Epstein, United States Trustee, All resumes should be received on or before June 22, 2021.