Soholt
v.
Astrue

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON TACOMA DIVISIONMar 14, 2012
No. 3:10-cv-05937-RBL-JRC (W.D. Wash. Mar. 14, 2012)

No. 3:10-cv-05937-RBL-JRC

03-14-2012

SVEN J. SOHOLT, Plaintiff, v. MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant.


The Honorable Ronald B. Leighton


PROPOSED ORDER

Based upon Plaintiff's Motion for Attorney Fees, Expenses, and Costs Under the Equal Access to Justice Act and Plaintiff's Contract for Attorney Representation in Federal Court, it is hereby ordered that attorney's and paralegal's fees in the amount of $3,937.33 and expenses in the amount of $31.57 pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d); and costs in the amount of $361.00 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. -, 130 S. Ct. 2521 (2010) and delivered to Plaintiff's counsel, Robert A. Friedman; however,
(2) 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 theDepartment of the Treasury's Offset Program, then the check for EAJA fees, expenses, and costs shall be made payable to Plaintiff's attorney, Robert A. Friedman, based upon Plaintiff's assignment of these amounts to him.


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RONALD B. LEIGHTON


UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE