UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
March 17, 2009
DIANA L. WEST, PLAINTIFF,
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Theresa A. Goldner United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER APPROVING STIPULATION FOR SETTLEMENT OF ATTORNEY'S FEES PURSUANT TO EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE ACT (28 U.S.C. § 2412(d))
The Court has read and considered the parties' stipulation and agreement for settlement and approval of attorney's fees pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA), 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d), filed March 12, 2009 (Doc. 34), and finds that good cause exists to approve it.
Accordingly, the parties' stipulation and agreement for settlement and approval of attorney's fees IS HEREBY APPROVED AND ORDERED.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED AND DECREED that the EAJA fees in the amount of TWO THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED EIGHTY-FIVE and NO/100 DOLLARS ($2,885.00) which would otherwise have been payable to Plaintiff as attorney's fees arising from the prosecution of this action shall be paid instead to:
Stuart Barasch Law Offices of Stuart Barasch 925 - 41st Street, Suite 102 Miami Beach, FL 33140-3337.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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