Daniel v. Social Security Administration
ORDER granting pltf's 19 Motion for Attorney's Fees in the amount of $3,762.50. Signed by Magistrate Judge Jerome T. Kearney on 9/20/11. (vjt)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
JOSEPH MARTIN DANIEL
CASE NO. 4:10-cv-00237-JTK
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE,
Commissioner, Social Security Administration
On August 9, 2011, the Court entered an Order and Judgment reversing the decision of the
Commissioner and remanding the case for further proceedings. (Doc. Nos. 17 and 18) Plaintiff has
filed a motion for attorney’s fees pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA), 28 U.S.C. §
2412. (Doc. No. 19) He seeks compensation for 30.10 hours of work performed by his attorney in
2010 and 2011 at a rate of $125.00 per hour. Id. The Commissioner raises no objection.
Accordingly, the court grants Plaintiff compensation for 30.10 hours of work at $125.00 per hour
for a total of $3,762.50. See Astrue v. Ratliff, 130 S. Ct. 2521 (2010) (EAJA fees are payable to
plaintiff, not plaintiff’s attorney, and such fees are subject to an offset when the plaintiff has
outstanding federal debts).
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that Plaintiff is awarded attorney’s fees in the amount of
DATED this 20th day of September, 2011.
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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