WASHINGTON – Judy A. Robbins has been appointed by Attorney General Eric Holder as U.S. Trustee for southern and western Texas (Region 7) and will assume her duties on September 27, 2010, the Executive Office for U.S. Trustees announced today. She replaces Charles F. McVay, the U.S. Trustee for Colorado, Utah and Wyoming (Region 19), who has also served as U.S. Trustee for Region 7.
Ms. Robbins has served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, Civil Division, in the Southern District of Texas since 1992, focusing on bankruptcy, civil fraud, commercial litigation and employment discrimination. In 2007, Ms. Robbins received the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Awards, Silver Medal, and the EPA’s Notable Achievement Award, Superfund Team of the Year, for her work on a major case involving environmental remediation. Before joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office, she served as a bankruptcy attorney for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in Houston. She has also served as a trial attorney for the U.S. Trustee’s office in Houston, an estate administrator for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas and a pro se law clerk for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
Ms. Robbins received her law degree from the University of Houston College of Law and her undergraduate degree cum laude from the University of Houston.
The U.S. Trustee Program (USTP) 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 USTP has 21 regions and 95 field offices. Region 7 is headquartered in Houston with additional offices in Austin, Corpus Christi and San Antonio, Texas.
Jane Limprecht, Public Information Officer
Executive Office for U.S. Trustees