Butler v. Commissioner Social Security Administration
ORDER: Application for Fees Pursuant to EAJA 21 is GRANTED. Signed on 11/28/17 by Magistrate Judge Patricia Sullivan. (dsg)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF OREGON
Commissioner of Social Security,
Based upon the stipulation of the parties, it is hereby ORDERED that attorney fees in the
amount of $6,161.89 shall be awarded to Plaintiff pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28
U.S.C. § 2412. The parties agree that attorney fees will be paid to Plaintiff’s attorney, dependent
upon verification that Plaintiff has no debt which qualifies for offset against the awarded fees,
pursuant to the Treasury Offset Program as discussed in Astrue v. Ratliff, 130 S.Ct. 2521 (2010).
If Plaintiff has no such debt, then the check shall be made out to Plaintiff’s attorney and
mailed to Plaintiff’s attorney’s office as follows: Merrill Schneider, P.O. Box 14490, Portland,
OR 97293. If Plaintiff has a debt, then the check for any remaining funds after offset of the debt
shall be made to Plaintiff and mailed to Plaintiff's attorney's office at the address stated above.
DATED this _____ day of ___________________, 2017.
/s/ Patricia Sullivan
United States Magistrate Judge
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