Retiring Chapter 13 Trustee in Seattle
After more than 19 years as the Chapter 13 Trustee in Seattle, Mike Fitzgerald will retire on September 30, 2918. The United States Trustee has announced the appointment of Jason Wilson-Aguilar as the Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for Seattle, effective October 1, 2018.
After nearly two decades as the Chapter 13 Trustee in Seattle, Mike Fitzgerald retired on September 30, 2018. The United States Trustee has announced that Jason Wilson-Aguilar will be replacing him as the Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for Seattle starting today.
Jason Wilson-Aguilar was Senior Staff Attorney and Legal Department Manager of the Chapter 13 Trustee’s Office for roughly a decade prior to becoming Standing Trustee. He was previously Vice President and Counsel in the Home Loans and Consumer Lending Division of Washington Mutual Bank’s Legal Department. Mr. Wilson-Aguilar has represented both debtors and creditors in consumer bankruptcy cases in both Washington and Oregon. He has been a prolific writer and presenter on bankruptcy and foreclosure-related topics over the years and has long ties to the region. He received his B.A. from the University of Oregon and was awarded his J.D. from the Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon.
Debtors currently in Seattle area Chapter 13 will likely encounter little if any changes in any aspect of the way their cases are currently being handled because Mr. Wilson-Aguilar has been actively overseeing their cases for some time.
Please let us know in the months to come If you do have any questions about how the change in Trustees might affect you. We are happy to help.