Hancock v. Social Security Administration
ORDER granting 19 Motion for Attorney Fees. Plaintiff is awarded $3,467.97 in fees and expenses under the EAJA. Signed by Magistrate Judge J. Thomas Ray on 1/6/2022. (jak)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
KILOLO KIJAKAZI, Acting Commissioner,
Social Security Administration
Before the Court is Plaintiff Randle Hancock's Motion for Attorney's Fees
Pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act ("EAJA"), Brief in Support, and
Supplemental Brief in Support. Doc. 19; Doc. 20; Doc. 21.
Plaintiff's attorney, Stephanie Bartels Wallace, requests a total award of
$3,467.97 (which sum includes 0.85 attorney hours incurred in 2020 at an hourly
rate of $206; 12.10 attorney hours incurred in 2021 at an hourly rate of $218; 6.35
paralegal hours at a rate of $100; and expenses of $20.07). The Motion is unopposed.
The Court concludes that Plaintiff is entitled to an award of attorney's fees
under the EAJA and that the requested sum is reasonable.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that Plaintiffs Motion for Attorney's Fees
pursuant to the EAJA (Doc. 19) is GRANTED.
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