Engle v. Social Security Administration

Filing 17

ORDER, re 15 First MOTION for Attorney Fees under EAJA, directing counsel to file, on or before 2/4/10, an affidavit clarifying the amount of fees requested & itemizing the work expended on Plaintiff's behalf. Signed by Magistrate Judge Jerry W. Cavaneau on 1/22/10. (jct)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS JONESBORO DIVISION MARIE A. ENGLE V. MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner, Social Security Administration ORDER Plaintiff has filed a motion for attorney's fees in this case pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA), 28 U.S.C. 2412 (doc. 15). The motion seeks an EAJA award of $4,262.50 for 27.5 hours of attorney work, at an hourly rate of $155.00. Attached to the motion is counsel's affidavit (doc. 15-2) purportedly itemizing the time expended. The itemization seeks an EAJA award of $5,921.00, based on 38.2 hours of attorney work at a hourly rate of $155.00. Additionally, the itemized entries add up to only 38 hours. Counsel is directed to file, on or before February 4, 2010, an affidavit clarifying the amount of fees requested in this case and itemizing the work expended on Plaintiff's behalf. IT IS SO ORDERED this 22nd day of January, 2010. NO. 3:08cv00055 JWC DEFENDANT PLAINTIFF _________________________________ UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE

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