The Office of the U.S. Trustee appoints all bankruptcy case interim trustees. This office has supervisory responsibility over the actions of the individual trustees in all bankruptcy proceedings. The staff of the U.S. Trustee presides at chapter 11, 341 meetings and monitors chapter 11 case activity.
All inquiries regarding the trustee assigned to the case, and requests for copies of section 341 meeting tape recordings should be directed to the office of the U.S. Trustee:
Paul J. Randel
Assistant U.S. Trustee
211 West Fort Street, Suite 700
Detroit, MI 48226
Local Rule 5005-1 requires service of a copy of all documents upon the U.S. Trustee, in chapter 7 or chapter 11 cases, other than a proof of claim, a reaffirmation agreement, and a statement of intent pursuant to 11 U.S.C.§521. Some documents may require the U.S. Trustee's prior approval.