Murphy v. Social Security Administration
ORDER granting 16 Motion for Attorney Fees in the amount of $1,746.20, together with expenses in the amount of $17.37, for a total of $1,763.57, pursuant to the EAJA. Signed by Magistrate Judge Jerome T. Kearney on 1/10/13. (kpr)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner,
Social Security Administration
Case No. 2:11-CV-00203 JTK
ORDER AWARDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES
On October 22, 2012, the Court entered an Order reversing the decision of the Commissioner
and remanding the case for further proceedings. Plaintiff has filed a motion for attorneys’ fees and
expenses pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA), 28 U.S.C. § 2412.
compensation for 7.7 hours of attorney work performed at a rate of $181 per hour, 4.7 hours of
paralegal work performed at a rate of $75 per hour, and expenses in the amount of $17.37. The
Commissioner has indicated that he does not have any objections to the motion. (Doc. No. 18). The
Court has also reviewed the fee request and does not believe that it is excessive or inaccurate.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that Plaintiff is awarded attorneys’ fees in the amount of
$1,746.20, together with expenses in the amount of $17.37, for a total of $1,763.57, pursuant to the
EAJA. The Commissioner is directed to certify said award and pay Plaintiff (in care of her attorney) in
SO ORDERED this 10th day of January, 2013.
United States Magistrate Judge
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