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August B. Landis

Office of the U.S. Trustee
Acting U.S. Trustee for Region 17
Las Vegas, Nevada

August B. Landis is the Acting U.S. Trustee for Region 17 in Las Vegas, appointed in 2010. He previously served as the U.S. Trustee Program’s first Acting Associate General Counsel for Chapter 11 Practice, and he also served as an Assistant U.S. Trustee for the District of Nevada. Mr. Landis is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association and is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Eighth and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals, and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa. From 1987-90, he practiced law as an associate with the Des Moines, Iowa, firm of Neiman, Neiman, Stone & Spellman and also previously served as a chapter 7 panel trustee for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Iowa. He has experience representing creditors’ rights in commercial litigation, secured transactions and bankruptcy cases. Mr. Landis received his J.D. from Drake Law School in Des Moines.