Jordan v. Social Security Administration

Filing 16

ORDER granting Plaintiff's 13 Application for Attorney's Fees. Signed by Judge Billy Roy Wilson on 10/04/2016. (rhm)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS WESTERN DIVISION GREGORY LADELL JORDAN VS. PLAINTIFF 4:16-CV-00079-BRW CAROLYN W. COLVIN Acting Commissioner, Social Security Administration DEFENDANT ORDER Pending is Plaintiff’s Application for Attorney’s Fees pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA), 28 U.S.C. § 2412 (Doc. No. 13). Defendant does not object.1 Since the hours spent by counsel were reasonable, the motion is GRANTED and Plaintiff is entitled to attorney’s fees and costs in the amount of $3,088.54 (17.5 attorney hours at $175.00/hour; and costs totaling $26.04).2 The EAJA fee award is payable to Plaintiff and mailed to Plaintiff’s counsel, but subject to any offset to satisfy any pre-existing debt owed to the United States.3 IT IS SO ORDERED this 4th day of October, 2016. /s/ Billy Roy Wilson UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 1 Doc. No. 15. 2 Doc. No. 13. 3 Astrue v. Ratliff, 130 S. Ct. 2521, 2527-28 (2010). 1

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