Ward v. Social Security

Filing 28

ORDER granting 27 Motion for Attorney Fees. Signed by Judge Andrew P. Gordon on 7/8/2024. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - MAM)

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1 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2 DISTRICT OF NEVADA 3 KENNETH DIONE WARD, 4 Plaintiff 5 v. 6 COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, 7 8 Case No.: 2:22-cv-02001-APG-DJA Order Granting Motion for Attorney’s Fees [ECF No. 27] Defendant Hal Taylor, on behalf of his client plaintiff Kenneth Ward, moves for an award of his 9 attorney’s fees. ECF No. 27. The Commissioner of Social Security has not opposed. Under 10 Local Rule 7-2(d), “[t]he failure of an opposing party to file points and authorities in response to 11 any motion . . . constitutes a consent to the granting of the motion.” The motion is supported by 12 good cause so I grant it. 13 I ORDER that the plaintiff’s motion for attorney’s fees (ECF No. 27) is granted. I 14 award Ward an Equal Access to Justice Act counsel fee of $6,006.66. If Ward has no debt 15 registered with the Department of Treasury subject to offset, the fees will be made payable 16 Ward’s attorney Hal Taylor. 17 DATED this 8th day of July, 2024. 18 19 20 21 22 23 ANDREW P. GORDON UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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