Trustee Stadtmueller

Mr. Stadtmueller is a Member of the Standing Panel of Bankruptcy Trustees for the Southern District of California.  The Southern District of California includes both San Diego and Imperial Counties. Mr. Stadtmueller served as Chapter 13 Trustee for the Eastern District of Texas before returning home to San Diego.

Mr. Stadtmueller is not an employee of the United States government, but is a private fiduciary appointed by the United States Trustee to serve in bankruptcy cases as the administrator of each case.  He is required, among other obligations, to conduct a “meeting of creditors” in every case and investigate the financial affairs of the debtor.

Mr. Stadtmueller is certified by the State Bar of California as a Legal Specialist in Bankruptcy Law.  In addition to being authorized to practice law in all courts of California, he is a member of the Wisconsin and Minnesota bars.  He is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association and San Diego Bankruptcy Forum where he previously served as a Member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Stadtmueller has lectured and served on discussion panels at local and State Bar seminars.

Mr. Stadtmueller obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration (finance emphasis) degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh before receiving his Juris Doctorate degree from ABA accredited California Western School of Law.

In addition to his duties as a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee, Mr. Stadtmueller continues to enjoy assisting debtors successfully obtain financial relief by representing them in bankruptcy through the law firm in which he is a partner, Davis and Stadtmueller, LLP.