Lulling v. Colvin (CONSENT)
ORDER GRANTING 21 application for Attorney Fees to the extent that the plf be and is hereby AWARDED fees in the amount of $3,653.14, as further set out in order. Signed by Honorable Judge Terry F. Moorer on 6/30/15. (djy, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
SUE ANN LULLING,
CAROLYN W. COLVIN,
Acting Commissioner of Social Security )
CASE NO. 1:13-cv-495-TFM
Pending before the Court is Plaintiff’s Application for Attorney Fees Under the
Equal Access to Justice Act (Doc. 21, filed 6/15/15) wherein Plaintiff seeks $3,653.14 in
attorney fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act (“EAJA”), 28 U.S.C. § 2412. In
response, the Commissioner filed a Response to Plaintiff’s Motion for Fees (Doc. 23,
filed 6/29/15), wherein it is stated the Commissioner does not object to an award to
Plaintiff in the amount of $3,653.14 as attorney fees under the Equal Access to Justice
Act and that these fees are to be paid to Plaintiff subject to offset.1
Accordingly, upon consideration of the application (Doc. 21) and the response
(Doc. 23), and for good cause, it is
Indeed, 28 U.S.C.§ 2412(d)(1)(A) authorizes the court to award fees to the prevailing party. See
Reeves v. Astrue, 526 F. 3d 732, 738 (11th Cir. 2008)(“attorney’s fees are awarded to the
prevailing party, not to the prevailing party’s attorney.”)
ORDERED that the application for attorney’s fees (Doc. 21) be and hereby is
GRANTED to the extent that the plaintiff be and is hereby AWARDED fees in the
amount of $3,653.14.
DONE this 30th day of June, 2015.
/s/ Terry F. Moorer
TERRY F. MOORER
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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