Jones v. Colvin

Filing 21

ORDER granting 20 Motion for Attorney Fees - Signed by District Judge Louise Wood Flanagan on 9/28/2017. (Tripp, S.)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA WESTERN DIVISION NO. 5:16-CV-774-FL Toni Euphemia Jones, Plaintiff, v. Nancy A. Berryhill, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. ________________________ ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CONSENT ORDER FOR PAYMENT OF FEES AND COSTS PURSUANT TO THE EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTIC ACT This matter 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 Special Assistant United States Attorney; and it appearing that the parties have agreed to an award to the Plaintiff Two-Thousand Nine Hundred and Ten Dollars and Twenty-Five Cents ($2,910.25) in full and final settlement of all claims arising from the above-captioned case pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act (“EAJA”), 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d); and it appearing further that the Plaintiff has assigned her right to payment of such fees and costs to his attorney. It is therefore ORDERED, this 28th day of September, 2017, that the Plaintiff shall be, and hereby is, awarded the sum of Two-Thousand Nine Hundred and Ten Dollars and TwentyFive Cents ($2,910.25) for attorney fees and costs in full satisfaction of any and all claims against the Defendant arising under the EAJA, 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d), and upon the payment of such sum, the Defendant shall be discharged from any further liability for fees, costs or expenses up until this point in time; and it is further ORDERED, that payment of such amounts shall be made directly to the Plaintiff’s attorney. _________________________________ LOUISE WOOD FLANAGAN United States District Judge CONSENTED TO: Kristin L. Gordon Ricci Law Firm, P.A. P.O. Box 483 Greenville, NC 27835-0483 252-752-7785 David N. Mervis Social Security Administration Office of General Counsel, Office of Program Law 6401 Security Boulevard, Altmeyer Building, Room 617 Baltimore, MD 21235 410-965-2847

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