Johnson v. Colvin

Filing 17

ORDER re: 16 Motion for Attorney Fees. Signed by Magistrate Judge David S. Cayer on 9/11/2017. (nvc)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA STATESVILLE DIVISION No. 5:16-CV-220-DSC JAMES L. JOHNSON, 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 JUSTICE ACT THIS MATTER being submitted to the Court for entry of a Consent Order, and it appearing that Plaintiff, by and through his 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 of Three-Thousand, Eight-Hundred and Eight Dollars and Fifty Cents ($3808.50) 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 his right to payment of such fees and costs to his attorney. It is therefore ORDERED that the Plaintiff shall be, and hereby is, awarded the sum of Three-Thousand, Eight-Hundred and Eight Dollars and Fifty Cents ($3808.50) 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. SO ORDERED. Signed: September 11, 2017 CONSENTED TO: Maria Concetta Mayo Ricci Law Firm, P.A. P.O. Box 483 Greenville, NC 27835-0483 252-752-7785 Peter Heinlein Social Security Administration 6401 Security Blvd., Room 617, Altmeyer Bldg. Woodlawn, MD 21235 410-965-2350 Email:

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