BERRY v. SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION COMMISSIONER
MEMORANDUM OF DECISION AND ORDER granting 25 Motion for Attorney Fees By JUDGE LANCE E. WALKER. (CJD)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF MAINE
JOSHUA B. o/b/o TRAVIS D.B.,
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
MEMORANDUM OF DECISION AND ORDER
WHEREAS the parties desire to resolve the matter of entitlement to supplemental
attorney’s fees, expenses, and costs without further time and expense; and
WHEREAS the parties have executed a Settlement Agreement in which they stipulate and
agree to the payment of one thousand, two hundred dollars and zero cents ($1,200.00) by the
United States Social Security Administration to Plaintiff, in satisfaction of any and all claims for
supplemental attorney’s fees and expenses under the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA), 28
U.S.C. § 2412(d);
NOW THEREFORE, prevailing party fees and expenses are hereby awarded to Plaintiff,
subject to offset through the Treasury Department’s Offset Program to satisfy any pre-existing
debt Plaintiff may owe to the government.
If, subsequent to the entry of this Order, the Commissioner determines that Plaintiff owes
no debt to the government that would subject this award of attorney’s fees and expenses to offset,
the Commissioner may honor Plaintiff’s signed assignment of the EAJA award to counsel.
Dated this 7th day of June, 2021.
/s/ Lance E. Walker
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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