Pryor v. Astrue

Filing 23

ORDER Granting 22 Stipulated Motion for Award of Attorney Fees. Signed by Judge Richard P. Matsch on 8/31/2009.(rpmcd)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO Civil Action No. 07-cv-02629-RPM, SUSAN PRYOR, Plaintiff, v. MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner, Social Security Administration, Defendant. ____________________________________________________________________________ ORDER APPROVING STIPULATED MOTION FOR AWARD OF ATTORNEY FEES PURSUANT TO THE EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE ACT, 28 U.S.C. 2412 ____________________________________________________________________________________ Upon consideration of the parties' stipulated motion, dated August 28, 2009, for an award of attorney fees pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act, ("EAJA"), 28 U.S.C. 2412(d), it is ORDERED that: 1. The stipulation for attorney fees pursuant to the EAJA is approved, and Defendant is ordered to pay the amount of $5,000.00 to Plaintiff for attorney fees pursuant to the EAJA; 2. payment of the $5,000.00 shall constitute a complete release from and bar to any claims Plaintiff may have relating to EAJA costs and fees in connection with this action; and 3. this award is without prejudice to the right of Plaintiff's counsel to seek attorney fees under section 206(b) of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 406(b), subject to the offset provisions of the EAJA. DATED this 31st day of August, 2009. BY THE COURT: s/Richard P. Matsch _________________________________ Richard P. Matsch, Senior District Judge

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