Wells v. Social Security Administration

Filing 20

TRANSFER ORDER directing the Clerk of Court to transfer immediately Plaintiff's action and entire case file to the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. Signed by Magistrate Judge Jerome T. Kearney on 9/1/2011. (dmn)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS WESTERN DIVISION LISA WELLS PLAIN TIFF v. 4:10-CV-00553 JTK MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner, Social Security Administration DEFENDANT TRANSFER ORDER Plaintiff Lisa Wells has filed a complaint seeking judicial review of a final decision of the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration (Commissioner) denying her claim for disability benefits. (Doc. No. 2) 42 U.S.C. § 405(g) provides that a plaintiff’s action seeking judicial review of the Commissioner’s decision “shall be brought in the district court of the United States for the judicial district in which the plaintiff resides[.]” Plaintiff’s complaint indicates she is a citizen and resident of Malvern, Arkansas, in Hot Spring County. (Doc. No. 2 at 1) The Western District of Arkansas hears cases arising in Hot Spring County.1 Accordingly, the Clerk of the Court is directed to transfer immediately and without delay Plaintiff’s action and entire case file to the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. IT IS SO ORDERED this 1st day of September, 2011. ____________________________________ UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 1 http://www.arwd.uscourts.gov/uploads/images/counties_ARW_exploded161.gif (last visited September 1, 2011)

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