Davis v. Social Security Administration
ORDER approving attorney fees in the amount of $1,625.20; directing the award of EAJA fees be paid in accordance with Astrue v. Ratliff; and directing the Defendant certify said award and pay Plaintiff's attorney this amount. Signed by Magistrate Judge Joe J. Volpe on 2/21/2013. (srw)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner,
Social Security Administration
Before the Court is Plaintiff’s Application for Attorney’s Fees pursuant to the Equal Access
to Justice Act (EAJA), 28 U.S.C. § 2412. The Commissioner responded and offered no objection
to the fees requested. After careful consideration of the Motion and Response, the Court finds:
The hours spent by counsel were reasonable. Therefore the Court approves attorney
fees in the amount of $1,625.20 (6.85 attorney hours at $181.00, 4.90 paralegal hours at $75.00, and
$17.85 in expenses).
The award of EAJA fees shall be paid in accordance with Astrue v. Ratliff, --- U.S.
----, 130 S.Ct. 2521, 2527, 2010 WL 2346547 (2010).
Defendant shall certify said award and pay Plaintiff’s attorney this amount.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 21st day of February, 2013.
JOE J. VOLPE
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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