Howes v. Commissioner Social Security Administration
ORDER: Order for EAJA Fees 18 . Signed on 8/16/2017 by Judge Malcolm F. Marsh. (ma2)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF OREGON
Case No. 3:16-cv-02126-MA
ORDER FOR EAJA FEES
COMMISSIONER SOCIAL SECURITY
On August 2, 2017, Plaintiff filed a Stipulated Application for Fees Pursuant to the Equal
Access to Justice Act ("EAJA"), 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d), in which the patiies agree that Plaintiff should
be awarded fees in the amount of $796.86. ECF No. 18.
Accordingly, based on the agreement of the parties, it is hereby ORDERED that attorney fees
in the amount of $796.86 shall be awarded to Plaintiff pursuant to EAJA. There are no costs or
expenses. The patiies agree that attorney fees will be paid to Plaintiffs attorney subject to
verification that Plaintiff does not have a debt which qualifies for offset against the awmded fees,
pursuant to the Treasmy Offset Program as discussed inAstrue v. Ratliff, 560 U.S. 586 (2010).
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If Plaintiff has no such debt, then the check shall be made out to Plaintiffs attorney, at his
address: Menill Schneider, P.O. Box 14490, Portland, Oregon 97293. If Plaintiff has a debt, then
the check for any remaining funds after offset of the debt shall be made out to Plaintiff and mailed
to Plaintiffs attorney's office at the address stated above.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
DATED this~ day of AUGUST, 2017.
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Malcolm F. Marsh
United States District Judge
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