Kirk v. Astrue

Filing 29

ORDER granting 28 Motion for Attorney Fees by Judge Franklin D. Burgess.(SPH)

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2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON BECKY L. KIRK, Plaintiff, vs. MICHAEL J. ASTRUE 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 ORDER for 406(b) Fees- C 07-5129- page 1 COMMISSIONER of Social Security, Defendant. ) ) Civil No. C07-5129 FDB ) ) ORDER FOR 42 U.S.C. 406(b) ) ATTORNEY'S FEES ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ORDER THIS MATTER having come on regularly before the undersigned upon Plaintiff's Motion for Attorney's Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 406(b) and the Defendant having no objection, the Court having considered the contentions of Plaintiff, good cause having been shown for entry of the Order, now therefore, it is hereby ORDERED that Plaintiff's attorney Rosemary Schurman is awarded gross attorney's fees pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 406(b) in the amount of $ 20,339.50, minus any processing fees allowed by statute and it is further, ORDERED that Plaintiff's attorney refund $4,821.25, to Plaintiff, the sum received as attorney's fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act, which represents the total of the smaller fee to the claimant. Pub. L. No. 99-80, 3 99 Stat. 183, 186 (1985); Gisbrecht v. Barnhart, 535 U.S. 789, 796 (2002), provided that such refund may be paid to plaintiff's administrative hearing attorney, Ann W. Cook, for 42 USC 406(a) fees that are approved by the Social Security Administration. Rosemary B. Schurman, WSBA 11451 Attorney at Law 8123NE 115 Way Kirkland, WA 98034 425-821-8577/fax 425-821-5714 1 Dated this 5th day of January, 2009 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 ORDER for 406(b) Fees- C 07-5129- page 2 Rosemary B. Schurman, WSBA 11451 Attorney at Law 8123NE 115 Way Kirkland, WA 98034 425-821-8577/fax 425-821-5714 A Presented by: s/Rosemary B. Schurman Rosemary B. Schurman, WSBA 11451 Attorney for Plaintiff FRANKLIN D. BURGESS UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 1

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