Hockett v. Colvin

Filing 21

ORDER granting 20 Stipulated Motion for Attorney Fees signed by Judge Ricardo S Martinez.(RS)

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1 2 3 4 5 U.S. District Judge Ricardo S. Martinez 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON TACOMA DIVISION 8 9 10 11 12 13 HOSHEA HOCKETT, Plaintiff, 3:16-CV-05653-RSM vs. NANCY BERRYHILL, Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. ORDER 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 Based upon the stipulation of the parties, it is hereby ORDERED that attorney fees in the amount of $2,772.98 shall be awarded to Plaintiff pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2412. The parties agree that attorney fees will be paid to Plaintiff’s attorney, dependent upon verification that Plaintiff has no debt which qualifies for offset against the awarded fees, pursuant to the Treasury Offset Program as discussed in Astrue v. Ratliff, 130 S.Ct. 2521 (2010). Attorney fees are paid pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §1920. If Plaintiff has no such debt, then the check shall be made out to Plaintiff’s attorney and mailed to Plaintiff’s attorney’s office as follows: Kevin Kerr, P.O. Box 14490, Portland, OR 1 97293. If Plaintiff has a debt, then the check for any remaining funds after offset of the debt 2 shall be made to Plaintiff and mailed to Plaintiff's attorney's office at the address stated above. 3 DATED this 8 day of August 2017. 4 A 5 RICARDO S. MARTINEZ CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 Presented by: s/ Kevin Kerr KEVIN KERR, WSB #47715 Schneider Kerr & Robichaux PO Box 14490 Portland, OR 97293 (503) 255-9092 kevinkerr@schneiderlaw.com

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