Washington v. Colvin

Filing 37

ORDER GRANTING 34 Consent Motion for Attorney Fees. The Commissioner is ordered to play the Plaintiff's attorney a sum of $4,000.00 in attorney fees. Signed by US District Judge Terrence W. Boyle on 12/13/2014. (Fisher, M.)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA WESTERN DIVISION Civil Action No: 5:13-CV-503-BO LAKESHIA WASHINGTON, Plaintiff, ) ) ) ) vs. CAROLYN W. COLVIN, ACTING COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, CONSENT ORDER ) ) ) ) ) ) Defendant. This action being submitted to the Court for entry of a Consent Order agreed to by the parties and it appearing that Plaintiff, by and through her attorney, has executed this Consent Order and Defendant has executed this Consent Order, by and through the undersigned Assistant United States Attorney; and it appearing that the parties have agreed that the Commissioner of Social Security should pay the sum of $4,000.00 for attorney fees, in full and final settlement of all claims due against the Social Security Administration, for attorney fees and costs arising under the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA). 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d). It is therefore ORDERED that the Commissioner of Social Security pay to Plaintiffs attorney $4,000.00 for attorney fees ifthere is no debt that qualifies under the Treasury Offset Program (31 U.S.C. § 3716). Ifthere is such a debt, any fee remaining after offset will be payable to Plaintiff and delivered to Plaintiffs attorney. This _)..J_ day of /J..I4~~2014. ~~~ TENCli W. BOYLE United States District Judge CONSENTED TO: /s/ R. David Wicker, Jr. R. David Wicker, Jr. Attorney for Plaintiff Wicker & Cinski, P .A. Suite 200 I 00 East Parrish Street Durham, NC 27701 E-mail: dwicker@rwlw.com /s/ Wanda D. Mason Wanda D. Mason Attorney for Defendant Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Social Security Administration Office of the General Counsel Altmeyer Building Room 617 6401 Security Boulevard Baltimore, MD 21235-6401 Telephone: (410) 966-5044 Fax: (410) 597-0137 E-mail: Wanda.Mason@ssa.gov Maryland Bar 2 I '

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