Moore v. Social Security Administration

Filing 18

ORDER granting 15 Motion for Attorney Fees. It is further ordered that Plaintiff is awarded $2,127.72 in attorney's fees and expenses under the EAJA. Signed by Magistrate Judge J. Thomas Ray on 2/16/2016. (jak)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS JONESBORO DIVISION STEPHEN MOORE V. PLAINTIFF NO. 3:14CV00296 JTR CAROLYN W. COLVIN, Acting Commissioner, Social Security Administration DEFENDANT ORDER 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”). Doc. 15. Plaintiff’s attorney, Anthony Bartels, requests a total award of $2,127.72. Id. The Commissioner does not object to Plaintiff’s request. Doc. 17. Under these circumstances, the Court concludes that Plaintiff is entitled to an award of attorney’s fees 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 (doc. 15) is GRANTED. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff is awarded $2,127.72 in attorney’s fees and expenses under the EAJA. Dated this 16th day of February, 2016. ____________________________________ UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 2

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