Smith v. Social Security Administration

Filing 17

ORDER granting in part 14 Plaintiff's motion for attorney's fees; and awarding attorney's fees, costs and expenses in the amount of $6,376.50. Signed by Judge James M. Moody Jr. on 05/09/2022. (llg)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS CENTRAL DIVISION MERANDA M. SMITH V. PLAINTIFF 4:21CV00868 JM KILOLO KIJAKAZI, Acting Commissioner of Social Security DEFENDANT ORDER Plaintiff has filed a motion for attorney’s fees, docket # 14 under the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2412. The Commissioner has no objection to the hours requested but suggests an hourly rate of $218 for 2021- 2022. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2412, the Court finds that the Plaintiff is entitled to attorney’s fees, costs and expenses in the amount of $6,376.50. The fees, costs and expenses in the amount of $6,376.50 should be payable directly to Plaintiff and mailed to her attorney. Accordingly, Plaintiff’s motion, docket # 14, is GRANTED in part. IT IS SO ORDERED this 9th day of May, 2022. ______________________________ James M. Moody Jr. United States District Judge

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