Nix v. Social Security Administration
ORDER granting 17 Motion for Attorney Fees. Plaintiff is awarded attorney's fees and costs in the amount of $2,199.67. The EAJA fee award is payable to Plaintiff, should be mailed to Plaintiff's counsel, and is subject to any offset to satisfy any pre-existing debt owed to the United States. Signed by Magistrate Judge J. Thomas Ray on 1/31/2017. (jak)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
CAROLYN W. COLVIN
Social Security Administration
Pending is Plaintiff’s Application for Attorney’s Fees pursuant to the Equal
Access to Justice Act (EAJA), 28 U.S.C. § 2412.1 Defendant does not object.2
Since the hours spent by counsel were reasonable, Plaintiff’s motion, doc.
17, is GRANTED and Plaintiff is awarded attorney’s fees and costs in the amount
The EAJA fee award is payable to Plaintiff, should be mailed to Plaintiff’s
counsel, and is subject to any offset to satisfy any pre-existing debt owed to the
Doc. 18. (1.05 attorney hours in 2015 at $191/hour; 8.35 attorney hours in 2016 at
$193/ hour; 4.90 paralegal hours at $75/ hour totaling fees of $2,179.60; and costs of $20.07).
Astrue v. Ratliff, 130 S. Ct. 2521, 2527-28 (2010).
IT IS SO ORDERED this 31st day of January, 2017.
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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