Surles v. Social Security Administration

Filing 19

ORDER granting 17 Motion for Attorney Fees. Accordingly, defendant is ordered to pay $6,510 in attorney's fees to Surles. Signed by Chief Judge Brian S. Miller on 5/11/2016. (jak)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS JONESBORO DIVISION PAULA JEAN SURLES on behalf of RES, a minor child v. PLAINTIFF CASE NO. 3:14-CV-00244 BSM CAROLYN W. COLVIN, Acting Commissioner, Social Security Administration DEFENDANT ORDER Plaintiff Paula Jean Surles’s unopposed motion for attorney’s fees pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d) [Doc. No. 17] is granted. Accordingly, defendant is ordered to pay $6,510 in attorney’s fees to Surles. See Astrue v. Ratliff, 560 U.S. 586, 589 (2010) (holding that attorney’s fees award pursuant to section 2412 is payable to social security claimant rather than attorney). IT IS SO ORDERED this 11th day of May 2016. UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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