Wolff v. Colvin

Filing 26

ORDER granting Plaintiff's 23 Motion for Attorney Fees signed by U.S. District Judge John C Coughenour. (TH)

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THE HONORABLE JOHN C. COUGHENOUR 1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 7 8 9 WILLIAM WOLFF, 10 Plaintiff, 11 12 CASE NO. C16-5852-JCC ORDER v. NANCY BERRYHILL, 13 Defendant. 14 15 This matter comes before the Court on Plaintiff’s unopposed motion for attorney fees, 16 under the Equal Access to Justice Act (“EAJA”), 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d) (Dkt. No. 23). Plaintiff 17 was the prevailing party on an appeal of an agency action and is thus entitled to an award of 18 attorney fees. (See Dkt. Nos. 20, 21.) Accordingly, the Court GRANTS Plaintiff’s motion. 19 Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d), the Court AWARDS attorney fees in the amount of $1,405.61. 20 If the Department of the Treasury determines that Plaintiff’s EAJA fees are not subject to 21 any offset allowed under the Department’s Offset Program, then the check for attorney fees shall 22 be made payable to Plaintiff’s attorney, Kevin Kerr, based upon Plaintiff’s assignment of these 23 amounts to counsel. 24 Whether the check is made payable to Plaintiff or to counsel, the check shall be mailed to 25 Kevin Kerr at the following address: P.O. Box 14490, Portland, OR 97293. 26 // ORDER C16-5852-JCC PAGE - 1 1 DATED this 18th day of October 2017. 2 A 3 4 5 John C. Coughenour UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 ORDER C16-5852-JCC PAGE - 2

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