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Public Notice for Appointment to Panel of Chapter 7 Trustees - Dallas and Fort Worth

Friday, July 12, 2019

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 Northern District of Texas, primarily in the Dallas and Fort Worth

Divisions. 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 are set forth in 28 C.F.R. § 58.4. 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



Forward resumes to the Office of the United States Trustee, Attn: Chapter 7 Trustee

Application, 1100 Commerce Street, R976, Dallas, TX, 75242. All resumes should be received

on or before August 9, 2019.