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Executive Office for United States Trustees
For Immediate Release
February 1, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ilene J. Lashinsky has been reappointed by the Attorney General as United States Trustee for the District of Arizona (Region 14), the Director of the Executive Office for United States Trustees announced today.

“Ilene Lashinsky has worked enthusiastically to carry out the goals of the U.S. Trustee Program, and I am pleased to announce her reappointment as U.S. Trustee for Region 14,” Director Cliff White stated. “I particularly appreciate her willingness to serve as interim United States Trustee in the Northwestern states while continuing to lead her region in Arizona.”

Ms. Lashinsky was first appointed as U.S. Trustee for Region 14 in November 2002. She has also served as interim U.S. Trustee for Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, and Alaska (Region 18). Before her appointment as U.S. Trustee for Region 14, Ms. Lashinsky’s professional experience included practicing commercial and bankruptcy law; serving as resident bankruptcy advisor to the CFED-USAID Macedonia Commercial Law Project, where she assisted in workouts of Macedonian businesses and advised on that nation’s transition to a free market economy; serving as Director of Continuing Legal Education for the State Bar of Arizona; and teaching as an adjunct faculty member for Arizona State University’s Russian and East European Studies Consortium. Ms. Lashinsky received her law degree cum laude from Arizona State University College of Law in Tempe, Ariz., and her undergraduate degree from Arizona State University.

The U.S. Trustee Program is the component of the Justice Department that protects the integrity of the bankruptcy system by overseeing case administration and litigating to enforce the bankruptcy laws. The Program has 21 regions and 95 field offices. Region 14 is headquartered in Phoenix.


Jane Limprecht, Public Information Officer
Executive Office for U.S. Trustees
(202) 305-7411


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