Yandell v. Social Security Administration
ORDER granting 19 Motion for Attorney fees. Plaintiff is awarded $2,826.32 in fees and expenses under the EAJA. Signed by Magistrate Judge J. Thomas Ray on 11/15/2017. (jak)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
TINA MARIA YANDELL
NANCY A. BERRYHILL,
Social Security Administration
Before the Court is Plaintiff Tina Maria Yandell’s Motion for Attorney’s
Fees and Expenses under the Equal Access to Justice Act (“EAJA”). Doc. 19. The
Commissioner does not object to Plaintiff’s request. Doc. 21.
Plaintiff’s attorney, Stephanie Bartels Wallace, requests a total award of
$2,826.32. The request includes reimbursement for attorney and paralegal fees
totaling $2,806.25 and expenses of $20.07. 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 HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff’s Motion for Attorney’s Fees
pursuant to the EAJA, doc. 19, is GRANTED.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff is awarded $2,826.32 in fees and
expenses under the EAJA.1
Dated this 15th day of November 2017.
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
Consistent with the Commissioner’s usual 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 Plaintiff in care of Plaintiff’s attorney at the attorney’s office.
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