Culbertson v. Berryhill

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Nov 7, 2018
Opinion
TBD
Vote
TBD
Author
TBD
Term

Disclosure: Vinson & Elkins LLP, whose attorneys contribute to this blog in various capacities, is among the counsel to the petitioner in this case.

Issue: Whether fees subject to 42 U.S.C. § 406(b)’s 25-percent cap related to the representation of individuals claiming Social Security benefits include, as the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 6th, 9th, and 10th Circuits hold, only fees for representation in court or, as the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 4th, 5th, and 11th Circuits hold, also fees for representation before the agency.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Sep 05 2017Application (17A279) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from September 24, 2017 to November 23, 2017, submitted to Justice Thomas.
Sep 15 2017Application (17A279) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until November 23, 2017.
Nov 21 2017Pursuant to Rule 34.6 and Paragraph 9 of the Guidelines for the Submission of Documents to the Supreme Court’s Electronic Filing System, filings in this case should be submitted in paper form only, and should not be submitted through the Court’s electronic filing system.
Nov 21 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 27, 2017)
Dec 20 2017Motion to extend the time to file a response from December 27, 2017 to January 26, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Dec 21 2017Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including January 26, 2018
Jan 25 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including March 8, 2018.
Jan 25 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from January 26, 2018 to March 8, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 05 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 8, 2018 to March 22, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 06 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is further extended to and including March 22, 2018.
Mar 20 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 22, 2018 to April 5, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 21 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 5, 2018.
Apr 03 2018Letter of March 30, 2018, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Apr 05 2018Brief of respondent Nancy A. Berryhill, Deputy Commissioner for Operations, Social Security Administration filed.
Apr 13 2018Letter waiving the 14-day waiting period for the filing of a reply pursuant to Rule 15.5 received.
Apr 18 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/10/2018.
May 14 2018DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/17/2018.
May 21 2018Petition GRANTED.
May 21 2018As Rule 34.6 provides, “If the Court schedules briefing and oral argument in a case that was governed by Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 5.2(c) or Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 49.1(c), the parties shall submit electronic versions of all prior and subsequent filings with this Court in the case, subject to [applicable] redaction rules.” Subsequent party and amicus filings in the case should now be submitted through the Court’s electronic filing system, with any necessary redactions.
May 24 2018Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Richard Culbertson.
May 25 2018Amy Weil, Esquire, of Atlanta, Georgia, is invited to brief and argue this case, as amicus curiae, in support of the judgment below.
Jul 03 2018Motion to extend the time to file the briefs on the merits granted. The time to file the joint appendix, petitioner's brief on the merits, and respondent's brief in support is extended to and including July 16, 2018. The time to file the brief of Court-appointed amicus curiae in support of the judgment below is extended to and including September 7, 2018.
Jul 03 2018Any amicus briefs in support of the judgment below are due within 7 days after the filing of the brief of Court-appointed amicus curiae in support of the judgment below.
Jul 03 2018Motion for an extension of time to file the briefs on the merits filed.
Jul 16 2018Joint appendix filed.
Jul 16 2018Brief of petitioner Richard Culbertson filed.
Jul 16 2018Brief of respondent Nancy A. Berryhill, Deputy Commissioner for Operations, Social Security Administration in support of reversal and remand filed.
Jul 23 2018Amicus brief of National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives not accepted for filing. (July 25, 2018) - To be resubmitted with required documents.)
Jul 23 2018Brief amicus curiae of National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives in support of neither party filed.
Aug 13 2018Motion for divided argument filed by respondent Nancy A. Berryhill, Deputy Commissioner for Operations, Social Security Administration.
Aug 20 2018SET FOR ARGUMENT on Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Sep 06 2018Brief amicus curiae of Court-appointed amicus curiae in support of the judgment below filed.
Sep 10 2018Record requested from the U.S.C.A. 11th Circuit.
Sep 12 2018CIRCULATED

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