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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 the bankruptcy code.  The appointment is for cases filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Kentucky, primarily in the Owensboro Division.  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. 58.3.  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.

             Forward resumes to the United States Trustee, 601 West Broadway, Suite 512, Louisville, KY 40202.  All resumes should be received on or before March 31, 2017.
 

INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY - The Inclement Weather Policy includes general information regarding inclement weather and its potential effects on business hours and staffing. For specific information on a day with inclement weather, call the Clerk's Office Main Line at 502-627-5700.
 
Effective July 1, 2015:  All evidentiary hearings/trials scheduled before the Honorable Joan A. Lloyd will require the use of the Electronic Presentation System in Courtroom 1 in Louisville, Kentucky. Counsel will be responsible for providing their own laptop which must have a HDMI or VGA output. Counsel shall 14 days prior to the scheduled evidentiary hearing /trial notify the Court of the need for evidence presentation equipment and schedule with the Court training and familiarization with the evidence presentation system. Parties should contact Courtroom Services at (502) 627-5600 to schedule training.  Click here for a complete Guide and FAQ's.
 
DEBTOR ELECTRONIC BANKRUPTCY NOTICING (DeBN):
DeBN is a free email delivery service of notices/orders for debtor(s). 
Click here for more information.
 
HAVING ISSUES WITH YOUR LOGIN OR PASSWORD? Read our Login and Password Information Document for assistance.
 
Appropriate Attire for Court Hearings - Anyone attending a Bankruptcy Court hearing must dress appropriately in business type clothing that is modest and professional.  No halter tops, no soiled work clothing, no mini-skirts, no spandex, no athletic wear, no hats, etc. will be tolerated. 

NOTE:  The Bankruptcy Court reserves the right to continue any hearing if it finds that anyone in attendance is not attired properly.
 

Wireless Access - The United States Bankruptcy Court provides wireless access to the internet in all of its courtrooms and associated conference rooms in the Louisville Division.
 
Notice Please be advised that all persons entering the Gene Snyder Courthouse in Louisville, as well as the Federal Courthouses in Bowling Green, Paducah, and Owensboro, will be required to present photo identification. 
 

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