Walker v. Social Security Administration
ORDER granting 15 Plaintiff's Motion for Attorney Fees. Signed by Magistrate Judge J. Thomas Ray on 04/02/2013. (jak)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
MICHAEL WALKER, JR.
NO. 3:12CV00068 JTR
CAROLYN W. COLVIN,
Pending before the Court is Plaintiff’s Motion requesting an award of
attorney’s fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act (“EAJA”). (Docket entry
Plaintiff's attorney, Anthony W. Bartels, requests a total payment of
$2,683.40, consisting of: (1) 12.80 hours of attorney work at the hourly rate of
$181; (2) 4.65 hours of paralegal work at the hourly rate of $75; and (3) $17.85 in
expenses. The Commissioner does not object to Plaintiff’s request. (Docket entry
Under these circumstances, the Court concludes that Plaintiff is entitled to
an award of attorney’s fees and expenses under the EAJA, and that the amount
requested is reasonable.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that Plaintiff’s Motion for Attorney’s Fees
Pursuant to the EAJA (docket entry #15) is GRANTED. IT IS FURTHER
ORDERED that Plaintiff is awarded $2,683.40 in attorney’s fees and expenses
under the EAJA.
Dated this 2nd day of April, 2013.
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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