Simpson v. Astrue

Filing 26

CONSENT ORDER granting 23 Motion for Attorney Fees - Signed by District Judge Louise Wood Flanagan on 12/13/2012. (Baker, C.)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA SOUTHERN DIVISION No. 7:12-CV-125-FL ANGELA BONITA SIMPSON, Plaintiff, v. MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CONSENT ORDER FOR PAYMENT OF FEES PURSUANT TO THE EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE 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 undersigned counsel, 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 of $3,680 for attorney fees, 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): It is therefore ORDERED, this 13th day of December , 2012, that the Plaintiff shall be, and hereby is, awarded the sum of $3,680 for attorney fees, 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 under EAJA up until this point in time. The award will be mailed to Plaintiff’s counsel, H. Clifton Hester, Post Office Drawer 130, Elizabethtown, N.C. 28337. If there is a debt that qualifies under the Treasury Offset Program, any amount remaining after offset will be made payable to Plaintiff and sent to Plaintiff’s counsel at the address set forth above. JUDGE LOUISE W. FLANAGAN UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE CONSENTED TO: /s/ H. Clifton Hester H. Clifton Hester, N.C. Bar No. 10671 Hester, Grady & Hester, P.L.L.C. Post Office Drawer 130 Elizabethtown, N.C. 28337 Telephone: (910) 862-3191 Facsimile: (910) 862-4802 Email: Counsel for Plaintiff (signed by Elisa Donohoe with the permission of H. Clifton Hester) AND THOMAS G. WALKER United States Attorney BY: /s/ Elisa Donohoe Elisa Donohoe Attorney for Defendant, Maryland Bar Special Assistant United States Attorney SSA - Office of the General Counsel Altmeyer Building, Room 617 6401 Security Boulevard Baltimore, MD 21235-6401 Telephone: 410-966-6366 Facsimile: 410-597-0137 Email:

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