Perez v. Tilton et al

Filing 701

ORDER GRANTING 699 STIPULATIONre Collection of Undisputed Fees and Costs for Fourth Quarter 2011. Signed by Judge Jeffrey S. White on June 6, 2012. (jswlc3, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/6/2012)

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Case3:05-cv-05241-JSW Document699 Filed06/06/12 Page1 of 2 1 5 PRISON LAW OFFICE DONALD SPECTER #83925 STEVEN FAMA #99641 ALISON HARDY #135966 1917 Fifth Street Berkeley, CA 94710 Telephone: (510) 280-2621 Facsimile: (510) 280-2704 6 Attorneys for Plaintiffs 2 3 4 7 8 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 No. C05-5241 JSW 12 13 CARLOS PEREZ, et al., Plaintiffs, 14 15 STIPULATION AND ORDER FOR PERIODIC COLLECTION OF ATTORNEYS’ FEES AND COSTS v. MATTHEW CATE, et al., 16 17 18 Defendants. On April 10, 2007, this Court established a procedure by which plaintiffs are to 19 collect attorneys' fees and costs incurred in connection with the Amended Stipulation and 20 Order. This procedure requires plaintiffs' counsel to submit to defendants a quarterly 21 statement of fees incurred in monitoring work, and permits defendants thirty (30) days 22 from the receipt of plaintiffs' statement to notify plaintiffs of any disputed items. After the 23 parties meet and confer on any of defendant's objections, counsel shall then prepare a 24 stipulated order for payment of the fees not subject to defendants’ objections. The Order 25 also states that defendants shall have thirty (30) days from the entry of the order to pay the 26 undisputed fees and that interest on any undisputed fees will run from the thirty-first day 27 after the Order is filed, accruing at the rate provided by 28 U.S.C. § 1961. 28 Pursuant to this procedure, plaintiffs' counsel served their fourth quarter billing Stipulation and Order Re: Collection of Fourth Quarter Fees Perez v. Cate, 05–5241 JSW Case3:05-cv-05241-JSW Document699 Filed06/06/12 Page2 of 2 1 statement demanding $7,921 for the period from October 1, 2011 through December 31, 2 2011. After meeting and conferring, the parties agreed to payment of $7,921. 3 WHEREFORE, defendants agree to pay plaintiffs’ counsel $7,921 within 30 days 4 of the signing of this Order. On the 31st day following the entry of this Order, interest on 5 any unpaid amount will begin to accrue at the rate provided by 28 U.S.C. § 1961 (i.e., the 6 weekly average 1 year constant maturity Treasury yield for the calendar week preceding 7 the date of the Order.) 8 AGREED TO BY THE PARTIES: 9 Date: June 6, 2012 /s/ Alison Hardy Attorney for Plaintiffs 10 11 12 13 Date: June 6, 2012 14 /s/ Marisa Yee Kirschenbauer Deputy Attorney General Attorney for Defendants 15 16 17 I, Alison Hardy, attest that Marisa Kirschenbauer signed this document on June 6, 2012. 18 19 IT IS SO ORDERED. 20 June 6 Date: _______________, 2012 Honorable Jeffrey S. White United States District Court Judge 21 22 23 cc: Finance Office 24 25 26 27 28 Stipulation and Order Re: Collection of Fourth Quarter Fees 2 Perez v. Cate, 05–5241 JSW

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