Cochrane v. Commissioner Social Security Administration

Filing 19

ORDER: Granting Application for Fees Pursuant to EAJA 16 . Signed on 8/3/2017 by Judge Marco A. Hernandez. (jp)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF OREGON MARCELLE RANEE COCHRANE, Case No. 3:16-cv-01194-HZ Plaintiff, v. NANCY A. BERRYHILL, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, ORDER Defendant. __________________________________________ Based on the stipulation of the parties and Plaintiff’s application, it is ORDERED that attorney fees in the amount of $10,500 are awarded to Plaintiff under the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d). The parties agree that Plaintiff has assigned the EAJA attorney fees to Plaintiff’s attorney. The attorney fees shall be paid to Plaintiff’s attorney, subject to verification that Plaintiff does not have a debt which qualifies for offset against the EAJA fees under the Treasury Offset Program, as discussed in Astrue v. Ratliff, 560 U.S. 586 (2010). If Plaintiff has no such debt, then the check shall be made payable to Plaintiff’s attorney, Laurie B. Mapes. If Plaintiff has such a debt, then the check for any remaining funds after offset of the debt shall be ORDER - 1 made payable to Plaintiff. The check, regardless of the named payee, shall be mailed to Plaintiff’s attorney, Laurie B. Mapes, at P.O. Box 1241, Scappoose, Oregon, 97056. DATED this _______ day of _______________, 2017. __________________________________ United States District Judge SUBMITTED BY: s/ Laurie B. Mapes Laurie B. Mapes OSB # 841670 (503) 543-2900 Attorney for Plaintiff ORDER - 2

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