New U.S. Trustee for Northern Illinois, Wisconsin Appointed

by Jill Michaux, Esq.

December 14, 2010

Patrick S. Layng has been appointed the new U.S. Trustee for Region 11, which covers the Northern District of Illinois and the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin.

According to the press release from the Executive Office for U.S. Trustees, for the past six years, Layng has been a “Regional Criminal Coordinator for the U.S. Trustee Program (USTP) with responsibility for prosecuting bankruptcy-related cases as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, providing consultation and guidance for law enforcement and USTP personnel on criminal bankruptcy fraud issues, and lecturing extensively on bankruptcy crimes, mortgage fraud, and related topics. Layng has tried nearly 40 federal criminal trials and argued 14 cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.” Previously, Layng was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Northern District of Illinois 14 years and was law clerk to the Honorable Stanley J. Roszkowski, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (retired). ┬áHe graduated cum laude from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Law School.

 

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Jill Michaux has helped Kansas consumers with debt problems for three decades. She and her partner, Mark Neis, are Topeka's only bankruptcy specialists, board certified in consumer bankruptcy law by the American Board of Certification. She help start the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys.

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