Sittler v. Astrue

3:11-cv-05137 | W.D. Wash. | Aug 26, 2011

United States District Judge Ronald B. Leighton

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON DOUGLAS J SITTLER, ) ) CIVIL NO. 3:11-cv-05137-RBL-JRC Plaintiff, ) ) PROPOSED ORDER FOR vs. ) EAJA FEES, COSTS, AND EXPENSES ) MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, ) Commissioner of Social Security, )

) Defendant. ) Based upon Plaintiff’s Motion for EAJA Fees, Costs, and Expenses, it is hereby ORDERED that attorney’s fees in the total amount of $4,056.93 and expenses in the amount of $34.92 (for postage) pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d), and costs in the amount of $16.80 (for photocopies) pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1920; 31 U.S.C. § 1304(a), shall:

1. Be awarded to Plaintiff pursuant to Astrue v. Ratliff, __ U.S. __ (2010), 20 130 S.Ct. 2521 (2010) and delivered via check to Plaintiff’s counsel, Elie Halpern, at Mr. Halpern’s office at Elie Halpern & Associates, PLLC,

21 1800 Cooper Pt. Road SW, Bldg. 19, Olympia, WA 98502 however, 22 1. If the U.S. Department of the Treasury determines that Plaintiff’s EAJA fees, expenses, and costs are not subject to any offset allowed under the 23 Department of the Treasury’s Offset Program, then the check for EAJA fees, expenses, and costs shall be made payable to Plaintiff’s attorney, Elie

24 Halpern, and delivered via check to Mr. Halpern’s office at Elie Halpern 25 Elie Halpern & Associates, PLLC 1800 Cooper Pt. Road SW, Bldg. 19

PROPOSED ORDER FOR EAJA FEES, COSTS, AND Olympia, WA 98502 (360) 753-8055, Fax: (360) 753-8584 EXPENSES – [3:11-cv-05137-RBL-JRC] - 1 ehalpern@aol.com & Associates, PLLC, 1800 Cooper Pt. Road SW, Bldg. 19, Olympia, WA 1 98502. 2 DATED this 26 th day of August, 2011.

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RONALD B. LEIGHTON

UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

Presented by:

S/ELIE HALPERN____________

ELIE HALPERN, WSBA #1519

Attorney for Plaintiff

Elie Halpern & Associates, PLLC 1800 Cooper Pt. Road SW, Bldg. 19
PROPOSED ORDER FOR EAJA FEES, COSTS, AND Olympia, WA 98502 (360) 753-8055, Fax: (360) 753-8584 EXPENSES – [3:11-cv-05137-RBL-JRC] - 2 ehalpern@aol.com