Wallace v. Social Security Administration

Filing 23

ORDER granting 20 Plaintiff's motion for attorney's fees; and awarding $4,987.69 in attorney's fees under the EAJA. Signed by Magistrate Judge Edie R. Ervin on 01/17/2023. (llg)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS CENTRAL DIVISION JODY WALLACE V. PLAINTIFF No. 4:22-CV-00251-ERE KILOLO KIJAKAZI, Acting Commissioner of Social Security DEFENDANT ORDER Pending before the Court is Plaintiff Jody Wallace’s unopposed motion for attorney’s fees and costs under the Equal Access to Justice Act (“EAJA”). Doc. 20. Plaintiff’s attorney requests a total award of $4,987.69. The Court concludes that the requested sum is reasonable and Plaintiff is entitled to an award of attorney’s fees under the EAJA. Accordingly, Plaintiff’s motion for attorney’s fees, Doc. 20, is GRANTED. Plaintiff is awarded $4,987.69 in attorney’s fees under the EAJA.1 IT IS SO ORDERED this 17th day of January, 2023. __________________________________ UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 1 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 Plaintiff in care of Plaintiff’s attorney at the attorney’s office.

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