Daniel M. McDermott / U.S. Trustee -

       Daniel McDermott is the United States Trustee for Region 12 (Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota). His main office is located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa with other offices located in Des Moines, Iowa, Minneapolis, Minnesota and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He replaced Habbo G. Fokkena, who retired in 2011.

       More information about Trustee McDermott is located further below including his education background and contact number.

Attorney / Trustee Name -
Education, Address and Practice

Daniel M. McDermott

Undergraduate School: Villanova University - Villanova, Pennsylvania
Law School: Cleveland–Marshall College of Law / Cleveland State University - Cleveland, Ohio.


Office of The United States Trustee
225 Second St. Southeast
Room 400
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Telephone: (319) 364-2211
Fax: (319) 364-7370

Practice: United States Trustee for Region 12 which includes the states of Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota

341 Meetings and Trustee Articles
  • The Bankruptcy Trustee - The U.S. Trustee's Office in each district maintains a panel of persons who are qualified to serve as bankruptcy trustees.
  • Chapter 11 Trustee - If a trustee is appointed in a Chapter 11 case, he becomes responsible for the management of the debtor's business affairs, and the filing of the required reports and tax returns.
  • 341 Creditors Meeting - The purpose of the meeting is for the trustee and the creditors to have an opportunity to question the debtor about the debtor's assets, liabilities, and any matter which may relate to debtor's right to a discharge.
  • Chapter 11 Creditors Committee - The committee is composed of holders of unsecured claims, excluding insiders, and has up to 7 members.
  • Meeting of Creditors in Chapter 13 - The trustee and creditors are allowed to ask questions about the debtor's assets and liabilities, his financial affairs, and his proposed plan.


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