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Full title: Notice of Appointment of Trustee . Elissa Miller (TR) added to the case. Filed by U.S. Trustee United States Trustee (LA). (Maroko, Ron) (Entered: 01/06/2021)

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I have practiced before Bankruptcy Courts throughout California an7 the United States for more than 25 years and have represented secured and unsecure8 creditors as well as individual and corporate debtors in both Chapter 7 and Chapter 19 cases.My business address is: 15 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1850, Los Angeles, California 90017 true and correct copy of the foregoing document entitled (specify): NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF CHAPTER RUSTEE (11 U.S.C. §§ 303(g) AND 701 will be served or was served (a) on the judge in chambers in the form ananner required by LBR 5005-2(d); and (b) in the manner stated below: .Oate) ____1/6/2021___________, I checked the CM/ECF docket for this bankruptcy case or adversary proceeding and etermined that the following persons are on the Electronic Mail Notice List to receive NEF transmission at the email ddresses stated below: ee attached page _x_ Service information continued on attached page. SERVED BY UNITED STATES MAIL: n (date) __1/6/2021_____, I served the following persons and/or entities at the last known addresses in this bankruptcy ase or adversary proceeding by placing a true and correct copy thereof in a sealed envelope in the United States mail, rst class, postage prepaid, and addressed as follows.P. 5 and/or controlling LBR, on (date)____1/6/2021_________, I served the following persons and/or entities by personal delivery, overnight mail service, or or those who consented in writing to such service method), by facsimile transmission and/or email as follows.

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PETER C. ANDERSON 1 UNITED STATES TRUSTEE JILL M. STURTEVANT, State Bar No. 089395 2 ASSISTANT UNITED STATES TRUSTEE RON MAROKO, State Bar No. 124770 3 TRIAL ATTORNEY OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRUSTEE 4 915 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1850 Los Angeles, California 90017-5418 5 (213) 894-4520 telephone; (213) 894-2603 facsimile Email: ron.maroko@usdoj.gov 6 7 UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT 8 CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA -Los Angeles Division 9 In re: ) Case No.: 2:20-bk-21022-BR 10 ) Chapter 7 GIRARDI KEESE, ) (Involuntary) 11 ) Alleged Debtor. ) NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF CHAPTER 12 ) 7TRUSTEE(11 U.S.C. §§ 303(g) AND 701 ) 13 ) 14 Pursuant to the Order of this Court entered on January 5, 2021(docket #45) (the “Order”)15 directing the United States Trustee to appoint atrusteein the above-captioned caseduring the ga16 period and pending the order for relief, the United States Trusteehereby appoints 17 ELISA D. MILLER to serve as the chapter 7trusteein this involuntary case pursuant to 11 U.S. 18 §§ 303(g) and 701pending the entry of the order for relief. 19 The chapter 11 trustee bond is initially set at $10,000.00. The bond may require adjustme20 as the trustee collects and liquidates assets of the estate,and the trustee is directed to inform the 21 United States Trustee when changes to the bond amount are required or made. 22 Attached hereto as Exhibit 1 is the declaration of disinterestedness of Elisa D. Miller. 23 This appointment is made the6thday of January, 2021. 24 Peter C. Anderson Digitally signed by Peter C. Anderson Date: __1/6/2021___ ___________________Da_te_: 2_0_21_.0_1.0_6_ 07_:2_2:_21_ -0_8_'00_'_25 PETER C. ANDERSON United States Trustee 26 27

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1 Elissa D. Miller emiller@sulmeyerlaw.com 2 333 South Grand Ave., Suite 3400 Los Angeles, California 90071-1406 3 Telephone: 213.626.2311 Facsimile: 213.629.4520 4 (Proposed) Chapter 7 Trustee 5 6 7 UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT 8 CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 9 SAN FERNANDO VALLEY DIVISION 10 In re Case No. 2:20-bk-21022-BR 11 Gerardi Keese Chapter 7 12 Debtor. DECLARATION OF DISINTERESTEDNESS OF ELISSA D. 13 MILLER IN SUPPORT OF APPLICATION FOR ORDER APPROVING 14 APPOINTMENT OF TRUSTEE AND FIXING BOND 15 [NO HEARING REQUIRED] 16 17 I, Elissa D. Miller, declare: 18 1. I am the proposed Chapter 7 Trustee of the above-entitled case. I am also a19 attorney licensed to practice in all courts of the State of California and before this Court an20 am a member of SulmeyerKupetz, A Professional Corporation. The following testimony i21 within my personal knowledge and if called to testify, I could and would competently testif22 thereto. 23 2. I have been nominated as the Chapter 7 Trustee in the above-captioned cas24 3. I meet the criteria set forth in 11 U.S.C. § 321 in that I have an office in th25 judicial district in which this case is pending. My office is located at 333 South Grand Av26 Suite 3400, Los Angeles, CA 90071. Furthermore, I have not served as an examiner in thi27 case.

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1 4. I will comply with the requirement of 11 U.S.C. §322 and file a bond with th 2 Bankruptcy Court of the United States that is conditioned on my faithful performance of m3 official duties in the amount required in this case. 4 5. I have extensive experience in bankruptcy cases both Chapter 7 and Chapt5 11, including operating cases. As a lawyer, I have more than 30 years of experience i6 debtor/creditor matters. I have practiced before Bankruptcy Courts throughout California an7 the United States for more than 25 years and have represented secured and unsecure8 creditors as well as individual and corporate debtors in both Chapter 7 and Chapter 19 cases. I also represent several Chapter 7 and trustees in the Central District of Californi10 6. I am familiar with the Bankruptcy Code, the Federal Rules of Bankruptc11 Procedure and the Local Bankruptcy Rules and shall comply with them during th12 administration of this case. 13 7. I hereby verify that I have no connections with the debtor(s), creditors, an14 other parties in interest, their respective attorneys and accountants, the United State15 Trustee, or any person employed in the Office of the United States Trustee, except a16 follows: None 17 8. To the best of my knowledge, neither my law firm nor I hold any intere18 materially adverse to the Debtor or the Debtor’s attorney, the Debtor’s creditors, nor an19 other party in interest, nor their respective attorneys or accountants. If additional informatio20 comes to my attention that changes these facts, I will advise the Court and the United State21 Trustee immediately. 22 9. To the best of my knowledge, my firm has no connections with the debtor(s23 creditors, any other parties in interest, their respective attorneys and accountants, the Unite24 States Trustee, or any person employed in the Office of the United States Trustee, except a25 follows: Howard M. Ehrenberg also serves on the Panel of Chapter 7 Trustees appointed i26 the Central District of California. In addition, Alan G. Tippie is a member of the Alum27 Association Board of Gov Governors of Loyola Law School. Mr. Girardi is also an alumni

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1 10. I and my firm are “disinterested persons” within the meaning of Bankruptc 2 Code Section 101(14) in that neither I or my firm are a creditor, equity security holder o3 insider, or past or present insider or employee of the Debtor. Neither I nor my firm hold a4 interest materially adverse to the estate or any class of creditors or equity security holder5 by reason of any direct or indirect relationship to connection with or interest in, the debtor o6 for any other reason. 7 I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States of America 8 that the foregoing is true and correct. 9 Executed on January 5, 2021, at Los Angeles, California. 10 11 12 13 Elissa D. Miller 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27

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PROOF OF SERVICE OF DOCUMENT am over the age of 18 and not a party to this bankruptcy case or adversary proceeding. My business address is: 15 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1850, Los Angeles, California 90017 true and correct copy of the foregoing document entitled (specify): NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT OF CHAPTER RUSTEE (11 U.S.C. §§ 303(g) AND 701 will be served or was served (a) on the judge in chambers in the form ananner required by LBR 5005-2(d); and (b) in the manner stated below: . TO BE SERVED BY THE COURT VIA NOTICE OF ELECTRONIC FILING (NEF): Pursuant to controlling eneral Orders and LBR, the foregoing document will be served by the court via NEF and hyperlink to the document. Oate) ____1/6/2021___________, I checked the CM/ECF docket for this bankruptcy case or adversary proceeding and etermined that the following persons are on the Electronic Mail Notice List to receive NEF transmission at the email ddresses stated below: ee attached page _x_ Service information continued on attached page. SERVED BY UNITED STATES MAIL: n (date) __1/6/2021_____, I served the following persons and/or entities at the last known addresses in this bankruptcy ase or adversary proceeding by placing a true and correct copy thereof in a sealed envelope in the United States mail, rst class, postage prepaid, and addressed as follows. Listing the judge here constitutes a declaration that mailing to the dge will be completed no later than 24 hours after the document is filed. lleged Debtor: irardi Keese 126 Wilshire Blvd os Angeles, CA 90017 __ Service information continued on attached page . SERVED BY PERSONAL DELIVERY, OVERNIGHT MAIL, FACSIMILE TRANSMISSION OR EMAILtate method for each person or entity served): Pursuant to F.R.Civ.P. 5 and/or controlling LBR, on (date)____1/6/2021_________, I served the following persons and/or entities by personal delivery, overnight mail service, or or those who consented in writing to such service method), by facsimile transmission and/or email as follows. Listing e judge here constitutes a declaration that personal delivery on, or overnight mail to, the judge will be completed no ter than 24 hours after the document is filed. udge’s copy temporarily suspended under General Order 20-02, as updated by General Order 20-06 y email: rustee: Elissa D. Miller <emiller@sulmeyerlaw.com> __ Service information continued on attached page declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States that the foregoing is true and correct. 1/6/21 Ron Maroko /s/ Ron Maroko Date Printed Name Signature

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ADDITIONAL SERVICE INFORMATION TO BE SERVED BY THE COURT VIA NOTICE OF ELECTRONIC FILING (“NEF”) chard D Buckley richard.buckley@arentfox.com arie E Christiansen mchristiansen@vedderprice.com, ecfladocket@vedderprice.com,marie-christiansen-66@ecf.pacerpro.com nnifer Witherell Crastz jcrastz@hrhlaw.com shleigh A Danker Ashleigh.danker@dinsmore.com, CMLFiles@DINSMORE.COM;Katrice.ortiz@dinsmore.com;caron.burke@dinsmore.comchard W Esterkin richard.esterkin@morganlewis.com ic D Goldberg eric.goldberg@dlapiper.com, eric-goldberg-1103@ecf.pacerpro.comndrew Goodman (Petitioning creditor counsel) agoodman@andyglaw.com even T Gubner sgubner@bg.law, ecf@bg.law arshall J Hogan mhogan@swlaw.com, knestuk@swlaw.com zmig Izakelian razmigizakelian@quinnemanuel.com wis R Landau Lew@Landaunet.com ter J Mastan peter.mastan@dinsmore.com, SDCMLFiles@dinsmore.com;Katrice.ortiz@dinsmore.comith R Matthai ematthai@romalaw.com ott H Olson solson@vedderprice.com, scott-olson- 61@ecf.pacerpro.com,ecfsfdocket@vedderprice.com,nortega@vedderprice.com ichael J Quinn mquinn@vedderprice.com, ecfladocket@vedderprice.com,michael-quinn-70@ecf.pacerpro.com nald N Richards ron@ronaldrichards.com, morani@ronaldrichards.com,justin@ronaldrichards.com nited States Trustee (LA) ustpregion16.la.ecf@usdoj.gov ic D Winston ericwinston@quinnemanuel.com ristopher K.S. Wong christopher.wong@arentfox.com, yvonne.li@arentfox.com mothy J Yoo tjy@lnbyb.com / / / This form is mandatory. It has been approved for use by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.

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