Shammel v. Commissioner Social Security Administration

Filing 18

ORDER by Magistrate Judge Mustafa T. Kasubhai GRANTING the parties' Stipulated Application for Fees Pursuant to EAJA 16 . (bd)

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Sherwood J. Reese Luke Moen-Johnson Drew L. Johnson, P.C. 1700 Valley River Drive, Suite 100 Eugene, OR 97401 (541) 434-6466 Attorneys for Plaintiff UNITED STATES COURT DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF OREGON WAYNE S., Plaintiff, vs. Civil No. 6:23-cv-00476-MK 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 the sum of $13,500.00 in attorney fees 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 awards fees subject “to a federal administrative offset if the Litigant has outstanding federal 1 – ORDER FOR ATTORNEY FEES PURSUANT TO EAJA debts”) for full settlement of all claims for fees under EAJA. Costs for court filing-fees shall be awarded to Plaintiff attorney in the sum of $402.00 pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §1920. If Plaintiff has no outstanding federal debt, payment of $13,500.00 in attorney fees plus $402.00 reimbursement of Court filing-fees shall be made to Plaintiff’s attorneys, Drew L. Johnson, P.C. by electronic transfer or check. 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 June 5th, 2024. PRESENTED BY: By: s/ Mustafa T. Kasubhai MUSTAFA T. KASUBHAI (He / Him) United States Magistrate Judge /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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