Dixon v. Social Security Administration
ORDER granting 24 Motion for Attorney Fees. It is further ordered that Plaintiff is awarded $3,807.60 in attorney's fees and expenses under the EAJA. Consistent with the Commissioner's usual procedure, the check awarding EAJA fees should be made payable to Plaintiff, but mailed to the care of Plaintiff's attorney at the attorney's office. Signed by Magistrate Judge J. Thomas Ray on 1/23/2015. (jak)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
o/b/o C.A.D., A MINOR
Social Security Administration
Pending before the Court is Plaintiff’s Motion requesting an award of attorney’s
fees and expenses under the Equal Access to Justice Act (“EAJA”), 28 U.S.C. § 2412.1
Doc. 24. According to the Commissioner’s Response, Doc. 26, the parties have
stipulated to an award of $3,807.60 consisting of: (1) $3,787.50 for attorney fees;2 and
(2) $20.10 in expenses.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that Plaintiff’s Motion for Attorney’s Fees and
Expenses Pursuant to the EAJA, Doc. 24, is GRANTED.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff is awarded $3,807.60 in attorney's
fees and expenses under the EAJA. Consistent with the Commissioner’s usual
On November 18, 2014, the Court entered a Memorandum Order and Judgment
reversing the Commissioner’s decision and remanding this case for further administrative
proceedings. Docs. 22, 23.
Plaintiff’s Motion sought $4,162.50 in attorney fees.
procedure in light of Astrue v. Ratliff, 560 U.S. 586 (2010), the check awarding EAJA
fees should be made payable to Plaintiff, but mailed to the care of Plaintiff’s attorney
at the attorney’s office.
DATED this 23rd day of January, 2015.
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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