WASHINGTON – Robert D. Miller, Jr., has been appointed by Attorney General EricHolder as the United States Trustee for Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho and Alaska (Region 18), the Executive Office for United States Trustees announced today.
Mr. Miller has served as Acting U.S. Trustee in Region 18 since February 2008. Prior to that appointment, he headed the U.S. Trustee Program’s office in Spokane, Wash., since 1988. He has also served in the Executive Office as Acting Assistant Director for Review and Oversight from October 2005 to July 2007, and as Acting Assistant Director for Research and Planning from May 2006 to May 2007. Before joining the U.S. Trustee Program, Mr. Miller was an estate administrator for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Washington.
Mr. Miller received a law degree from Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane, a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University School of Business in Evanston, Ill., and an undergraduate degree in mathematics from Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H.
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 U.S. Trustee Program has 21 regions and 95 field offices. Region 18 is headquartered in Seattle, with additional offices in Spokane, Wash.; Portland and Eugene, Ore.; Great Falls, Mont.; Boise, Idaho; and Anchorage, Alaska.
Jane Limprecht, Public Information Officer
Executive Office for U.S. Trustees