December 20, 2013
JACK HARRIS, Plaintiff,
CAROLYN COLVIN, Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant.
MARK D. CLARKE, Magistrate Judge.
Based upon the stipulation of the parties, it is hereby ORDERED that attorney fees in the amount of $3, 162.74 shall be awarded to Plaintiff pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2412. There are no costs or expenses to be paid. The parties agree that attorney fees will be paid to Plaintiffs 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).
If Plaintiff has no such debt, then the check shall be made out to Plaintiffs attorney and mailed to Plaintiffs attorney's office as follows: Merrill Schneider, P.O. Box 14490, Portland, OR97293. If Plaintiff has a debt, then the check for any remaining funds after offset of the debt shall be made to Plaintiff and mailed to Plaintiffs attorney's office at the address-stated above.