Chapter 13 Standing Trustee

  • The United States Trustees Office
  • Remote
  • May 19, 2021
Full time Legal

Job Description






The United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for appointment as a standing trustee to administer cases filed under chapter 13 of title 11 of the United States Code (Bankruptcy Code).  The appointment, located in Atlanta, GA, is for cases filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta and Rome Divisions.  Standing trustees receive compensation pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 586(e)(1)(A). 


The minimum qualifications for appointment as a standing trustee 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.  Management, 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 standing trustees are not federal employees, appointments are made consistent with federal Equal Opportunity policies, which prohibit discrimination in employment.

Forward resumes to the United States Trustee, ATTN: Chapter 13 Standing Trustee Recruitment, 362 Richard Russell Building, 75 Ted Turner Drive, S.W., Atlanta, GA 30303 or USTP.Region21@USDOJ.GOV .  All resumes should be received on or before June 15, 2021.