Saiz v. Astrue
ORDER re: EAJA fees. by Judge R. Brooke Jackson on 1/7/2014. (trlee, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO
Judge R. Brooke Jackson
Civil Action No. 1:12-cv-01816-RBJ
CAROLYN W. COLVIN, Acting Commissioner of Social Security,
Upon consideration of the parties= joint stipulation for fees pursuant to the Equal Access to
Justice Act (EAJA), 28 U.S.C. ' 2412 et seq., IT IS HEREBY ORDERED:
Defendant will pay Plaintiff a total of $4,000.00 in EAJA fees. This amount is
payable to Plaintiff, not directly to his counsel. 1 Payment will be sent to the office
of Plaintiff=s attorney: Michael W. Seckar; 402 W. 12th Street; Pueblo, CO 81003.
Defendant=s payment of this amount bars any and all claims Plaintiff may have
relating to EAJA fees and expenses in connection with this action.
However, Defendant will consider the propriety of directing payment to the attorney
pursuant to an assignment, but can do so only after the award has been issued to Plaintiff and the
amount of any federal debt owed by Plaintiff is properly offset.
Defendant=s payment of this amount is without prejudice to Plaintiff=s right 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.
This Order will not be used as precedent in any future cases.
DATED this 7th day of January, 2014.
BY THE COURT:
R. Brooke Jackson
United States District Judge
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