Washington, D.C. - Kevin P. Dempsey has been appointed Acting United States Trustee for Indiana, Central Illinois, and Southern Illinois (Region 10), it was announced today by Martha Davis, Acting Director of the Executive Office for United States Trustees. The principal office for Region 10 is in Indianapolis; other offices are located in South Bend, Ind., and Peoria, Ill.
Dempsey has served as Assistant U.S. Trustee in the U.S. Trustee Program's Indianapolis office since 1990. He received the Director's Award for Exemplary Service in 1999.
Before joining the U.S. Trustee Program, Dempsey practiced bankruptcy law in two Indianapolis firms, and clerked for Bankruptcy Judges Nicholas W. Sufana and Frank J. Otte in the Southern District of Indiana.
Dempsey received his Juris Doctor from Illinois College of Law in Champaign, Ill. He graduated magna cum laude from Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill.
Dempsey's appointment, which took effect April 3, 2001, fills the vacancy created by the resignation of former U.S. Trustee Edward Hopper.
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