Romo v. Colvin
ORDER APPROVING 28 STIPULATION FOR ATTORNEY FEES. By Judge Robert E. Blackburn on 5/7/2015. (alowe)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO
Judge Robert E. Blackburn
Civil Action No. 1:13-cv-03259-REB
DARLENE ROMO, f/k/a DARLENE SIGALA
CAROLYN W. COLVIN, ACTING COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY
ORDER APPROVING STIPULATION FOR ATTORNEY FEES
The matter before me is the parties’ Stipulation for Attorney Fees [#28],1 filed
May 6, 2015. Having considered the motion and the file, and being sufficiently advised,
I find and conclude that the stipulation should be approved.
THEREFORE, IT IS ORDERED as follows:
1. That the parties’ Stipulation for Attorney Fees [#28], filed May 6, 2015, is
2. That under the Equal Access to Justice Act, plaintiff is awarded attorney fees
of $6,000.00; and
3. That if, after receiving this order, the Commissioner (a) determines on
effectuation of the order that plaintiff does not owe a debt that is subject to offset under
the Treasury Offset Program; and (b) agrees to waive the requirements of the AntiAssignment Act, the fees shall be made payable to plaintiff’s attorney; however, if there
“[#28]” is an example of the convention the court uses to identify the docket number assigned to
a specific paper by the court’s case management and electronic case filing system (CM/ECF). The court
uses this convention throughout this order.
is a debt owed under the Treasury Offset Program, the Commissioner may not agree to
waive the requirements of the Anti-Assignment Act, and the remaining EAJA fees after
offset will be paid by a check made payable to plaintiff, but delivered to plaintiff’s
Dated May 7, 2015, at Denver, Colorado.
BY THE COURT:
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