Velasquez v. Commissioner Social Security Administration

Filing 23

ORDER signed on 1/17/2023 by Magistrate Judge Mustafa T. Kasubhai GRANTING the parties' Stipulated Application for Fees Pursuant to EAJA 22 . (jk)

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Case 6:21-cv-01685-MK Document 23 Filed 01/17/23 Page 1 of 2 Sherwood J. Reese Luke Moen-Johnson Drew L. Johnson, P.C. 1700 Valley River Drive Eugene, OR 97401 (541) 434-6466 Attorneys for Plaintiff UNITED STATES COURT DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF OREGON GRACIELA V., Civil No. 6:21-cv-01685-MK Plaintiff, vs. ORDER FOR ATTORNEY FEES PURSUANT TO EAJA Commissioner of Social Security Administration, Defendant. ____________________________________ After considering the Stipulated Motion of the parties submitted herein, Order hereby grants that Commissioner shall pay Plaintiff’s attorney the sum of $11,574.50 upon verification that Plaintiff has no debt to the government which qualifies for offset against the awarded fees, pursuant to the reasoning in Astrue v. Ratliff, 560 U.S. 586, 130 S. Ct. 2521, 2527 (2010) (EAJA 1 – ORDER FOR ATTORNEY FEES PURSUANT TO EAJA Case 6:21-cv-01685-MK Document 23 Filed 01/17/23 Page 2 of 2 awards fees subject “to a federal administrative offset if the Litigant has outstanding federal debts”) for full settlement of all claims for fees under EAJA. If Plaintiff has no such federal debt, payment of $11,574.50 shall be made to Plaintiff’s attorneys, Drew L. Johnson, P.C., and mailed to their office at 1700 Valley River Drive, Suite 100, Eugene, OR 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 office at the address provided above. IT IS SO ORDERED this day of January 17, 2023. s/ Mustafa T. Kasubhai MUSTAFA T. KASUBHAI (He / Him) United States Magistrate Judge PRESENTED BY: By: /s/ SHERWOOD J. REESE Sherwood J. Reese, OSB #144130 Of Drew L. Johnson, P.C. Attorneys for Plaintiff 2 – ORDER FOR ATTORNEY FEES PURSUANT TO EAJA

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