WASHINGTON, D.C. – Felicia S. Turner, United States Trustee for Georgia, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands (Region 21), is also serving as United States Trustee for Kansas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico (Region 20) for an interim period, the United States Trustee Program announced today. She replaces United States Trustee Mary E. May, who died on March 25, 2006, after serving with great distinction since September 2002.
Since August 2003, Ms. Turner has been the U.S. Trustee for Region 21, which is headquartered in Atlanta, with additional offices in Macon and Savannah, Georgia; Miami, Orlando, Tallahassee, and Tampa, Florida; and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Immediately before her appointment as U.S. Trustee, Ms. Turner was a partner in an Atlanta-based law firm, where she was a member of the bankruptcy practice group and the litigation section. Ms. Turner received her law degree from Duke University School of Law in Durham, North Carolina, and her undergraduate degree in mathematics magna cum laude from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana.
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 20 is headquartered in Wichita, Kansas, with additional offices in Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Jane Limprecht, Public Information Officer
Executive Office for U.S. Trustees