Blessing v. Commissioner Social Security Administration

Filing 19

ORDER: Granting Application for Fees Pursuant to EAJA 17 . Signed on 7/8/2024 by Judge Michael J. McShane. (cp)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF OREGON VERONA G. BLESSING, Plaintiff, Case No. 1:22-cv-01898-MC ORDER FOR PAYMENT OF ATTORNEY FEES PURSUANT TO EAJA vs. COMMISSIONER, Social Security Administration, Defendant. Based upon the Stipulation of the parties, it is ORDERED that attorney fees in the amount of $8,521.91 are hereby awarded to Plaintiff, pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA), 28 U.S.C. § 2412. Pursuant to Astrue v. Ratliff, 560 U.S. 586, 130 S. Ct. 2521, 2527 (2010), if the Commissioner confirms that Plaintiff owes no debt to the Government through the federal treasury offset program, payment of this award shall be made by check made payable and mailed to Plaintiff’s counsel, Katherine L. Eitenmiller, WELLS, MANNING, EITENMILLER & TAYLOR, P.C., 474 Willamette Street, Eugene, Oregon 97401. If Plaintiff has such debt, the check for any remaining funds after offset shall be made out to Plaintiff and mailed to counsel’s address provided above. There are no costs or expenses to be paid herein. 8th day of ____________ July Dated this _____ 2024. _______________________________________ s/Michael J. McShane MICHAEL J. MCSHANE United States District Judge Proposed Order submitted by: Katherine L. Eitenmiller WELLS, MANNING, EITENMILLER & TAYLOR, P.C. 474 Willamette Street, Eugene, OR 97401 (541) 686-1969 keitenmiller@wmetattorneys.com Of Attorneys for Plaintiff

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