Thomas E. Springer is our trustee who has been appointed by the United States Department of Justice to help oversee bankruptcy cases. Please contact the individual trustee directly if you are counsel in one of the trustee's appointed bankruptcy estates.
Please refer to the U.S. Bankruptcy Website for specific telephonic section 341 meeting information and instructions.
Court website: ilnb.uscourts.gov
May 12, 2021 continued 341 Zoom
All Debtors' counsel must complete the Zoom Registration Form and provide directly to the Trsutee, Thomas E. Springer at . The form is available through this link
Jones, Duane D. Case No. 19-18210 Att: Alfredo Garcia
Braun, Robert T. Case No. 21-0364 Att: Richard Golding
Mejia, Jaqueline Case No. 21-03646 Att: Xiaoming Wu
Taylor, Shana Case No. 21-03668 Att: Jeremy Nevel
Enriquez, Richard Case No. 21-03729 Att: Jason Kara
Cody, Tonisha Case No. 21-03773 Att: Joe Lentner
Gillespie, Ronald Case No. 21-03802 Att: Salvador Gutierrez
Keefer, Ricky Case No. 21-03805 Att: Tarek Khlil
Guzaldo, Frank Case No. 21-02754 Att: Ben Schneider
Solis, Kathy Case No. 21-03844 Att: Britan Groom
Iwasiuk, Phillip Case No. 21-03868 Att: Yisroel Moskovits
O'Malley, Brendan & Christina Case No. 21-03896 Att: John Carlin
Tips for Attending Your Telephonic
Section 341 (a) Meeting of Creditors
if you are a Pro- Se Debtor.
Tip No. 1: You must include your current telephone number and email address on your bankruptcy petition so that your Chapter 7 Trustee can call and/or email you information and instructions.
Tip No. 2: A "Chapter 7 Trustee" will be assigned to your case. Chapter 7 Trustees are not permitted to give you legal advice about your case anf they cannot serve as your lawyer.
Tip No. 3: You will be required to attend a Section 341 (a) Meeting of Creditos about 30 days after you case is filed. You will get notice of the date and time for your meeting in the mail from the Clerk of the Bankruptcy Court. The Notice will also provide you with the name and contact information of your Chapter 7 Trustee.
Tip No. 4: To participate in your required Section 341 (a) Meeting of Creditors, fill out a Zoom Registration Form , have it notarized and email it to your trustee, Thomas E. Springer. Link can be found here: Once you have filled out the Zoom registration Form, you will be registered for the 341 call and the trustee will email you the Zoom meeting I.D. and passcode for your 341 call. You should recieve this information a couple days before the meeting.
Tip No. 5: The Bankruptcy Code requires that you provide your Chapter 7 Trustee with certain documents at least 7 days before your Section 341 (a) Meeting of Creditors. At a minimum, you will be required to provide pay stubs for the 60 days before you filed for bankruptcy and the last 2 years of federal tax returns that you filed with the IRS. You should contact your Chapter 7 Trustee to ask what additional documents they require and how you should transmit them. Documents can be emailed to Trustee Thomas Springer at testrustee @springerbrown.com.
Tip No. 6: To participate in your Section 341 (a) Meeting of Creditors, you are required to provide your Chapter 7 Trustee proof of your identification, including a photo ID and proof of your Social Security Number. To make your meeting go fasterm you should provide these items to your Chapter 7 Trustee before your meeting. You will also need to provide your Chapter 7 Trustee a signed an notarized Declaration Confirming Identification and Social Security Number, which you can obtain at by clicking on the PDF entitled Protocol for Telephonic Appearances for Chapter 7 341 Meetings.
Tip No. 7: To find out additional information about bankruptcy, you can read Bankruptcy Basics by visiting , published by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.
Trustee for Kane and DuPage Counties , IL
For documents pertaining to 341 meetings
(First Meeting of Creditors):
We request that you send six months of pay advices and two years of tax returns to the trustee. Documents should be recieved seven (7) days prior to the meeting date.
You can send them via mail to the firm's Wheaton address or click here to email them. Email is preferred. Please place the case number, case name and meeting date in the subject line.
**Please send all electronic documents in PDF format**
For more informion on Tom's trustee related matters, please contact Adriana O'Loughlin.