Stooksbury v. Ross et al
ORDER granting 652 First Application of Receiver for Interim Compensation and Expense Reimbursement. Signed by Magistrate Judge H Bruce Guyton on 7/24/12. (ADA)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE
ROBERT T. STOOKSBURY, JR.,
MICHAEL L. ROSS, et al.,
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
This case is before the undersigned pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636, the Rules of this Court,
and the referral order of the District Judge. Sterling Owen, IV, as Receiver in this case and
pursuant to the Memorandum and Order entered June 6, 2012, has filed his First Application of
Receive for Interim Compensation and Expense Reimbursement, [Doc. 652].
The Application represents that Mr. Owen retained the services of Bunnell & Woulfe,
P.A., in order to protect and preserve assets located within the Southern District of Florida. The
expenses incurred by the Receiver in retaining Bunnell & Woulfe, P.A., thus far, total $1,718.95.
Mr. Owen has personally performed 79.5 hours of work on this matter as of June 30, 2012.
These hours are to be compensated at a rate of $175.00 pursuant to the Memorandum and Order
entered June 6, 2012. Thus, Mr. Owen requests $13,912.50 in compensation for the time he has
expended. Mr. Owen also requests $258.64 in expenses. The Application includes detailed
invoices in support of the requested compensation. [Docs. 652-1, 652-2].
In total, Mr. Owen, as Receiver, requests interim compensation at this time totaling
$15,890.09, for the services described above. The Court finds that this request is well-taken, and
therefore, the First Application of Receiver for Interim Compensation and Expense
Reimbursement [Doc. 652] is GRANTED.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
s/ H. Bruce Guyton
United States Magistrate Judge
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