Public Notice — Appointment to Panel of Chapter 7 Trustees

The United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for appointment to the panel of trustees who administer cases filed under chapter 7 of title 11 of the United States Code (Bankruptcy Code). The appointment is for cases filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the locations listed below. Chapter 7 trustees receive compensation and reimbursement for expenses, in each case in which they serve, pursuant to court order under 11 U.S.C. § 326 and § 330.

The minimum qualifications for appointment as a panel trustee are set forth in 28 C.F.R. § 58.3. To be eligible for appointment, an applicant must possess strong administrative, financial, and interpersonal skills. Fiduciary and bankruptcy experience is desirable but not mandatory.

A successful applicant will be required to undergo a background check and must qualify to be bonded. Although chapter 7 trustees are not federal employees, appointments are made consistent with federal Equal Opportunity policies, which prohibit discrimination in employment.

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Region 8


Due Date: November 30, 2021
Location: Western District of Tennessee, primarily in Memphis Division
Forward resumes by email to:

Region 10


Due Date: October 18, 2021
Location: Northern District of Indiana, Hammond and South Bend Divisions
Forward resumes by email to:, including ND of IN Chapter 7 Panel Trustee Recruitment in the subject line, noting either “Hammond Division” or “South Bend Division”.
Updated October 15, 2021

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