Office of the United States Trustee
The U.S. Trustee Program is accepting applications for an Assistant U.S. Trustee position opening in its Charleston, WV office. The United States Trustee Program is a litigating component of the U.S. Department of Justice responsible for overseeing nearly all bankruptcy cases filed in federal bankruptcy courts across the United States – including chapter 7 and 13 cases filed by consumer debtors, chapter 12 cases filed by family farmers or fishermen, and complex chapter 11 reorganization proceedings.
If hired, you perform the following typical duties:
Overseeing the administration of bankruptcy cases filed under chapters 7, 11, 12, and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code;
Directing the office’s civil enforcement activities to address violations of the Bankruptcy Code and Rules, including directing difficult, complex, or precedent setting cases;
Developing an effective criminal referral program and partnering with law enforcement to support he investigation and prosecution of bankruptcy and bankruptcy-related crimes in the district;
Supervising litigation in chapter 11 cases to ensure compliance with the Bankruptcy Code and Rules, including as the relate to professional employment, conflicts of interest, professional and executive compensation, and financial accountability;
Overseeing and evaluating the activities of private trustees who handle the day-to-day administration of bankruptcy cases;
Managing a staff of trial attorneys, auditors, paralegals, and support staff, including supervising work at the office and regional level in accordance with principles of shared staffing and functional consolidation;
Creating a culture that values human resources and the contributions necessary to maintaining a mission-driven focus;
Advising and partnering with the United States Trustee and headquarters on policy questions, legal issues of national importance arising in cases, and other significant matters and implementing policies and strategies designed to faithfully execute a uniform application of bankruptcy law; and;
Fostering productive relationships with the private trustees, bankruptcy judges, bankruptcy clerks’ offices, and bankruptcy professionals within the district.
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application questionnaire and submit your supporting documentation. Your complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 12/16/2020 to receive consideration. For additional details and how to apply, visit https://www.justice.gov/legal-careers/job/assistant-united-states-trustee-aust-21
To apply for this job please visit www.justice.gov.