Trustee Information

 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:



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

3:00 pm


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



3:30 pm

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


4:00 pm

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

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.

Thomas E. Springer

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.