Mathis v. Social Security Administration Commissioner

Filing 18

JUDGMENT re 13 Motion and 17 Report and Recommendation that counsel is entitled to compensation under the EAJA in the amount of $6,314.50. Signed by Honorable Robert T. Dawson on March 9, 2012. (rw)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS FORT SMITH DIVISION RHONDA L. MATHIS v. PLAINTIFF Civil No. 2:10-cv-02117 MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner Social Security Administration DEFENDANT JUDGMENT Before the Court is the Report and Recommendation filed on February 6, 2012, by the Honorable Barry A. Bryant, United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Arkansas. ECF No. 17. Judge Bryant recommends that Plaintiff’s Application for Attorney Fees Under the Equal Access to Justice Act (“EAJA”) (ECF No. 13) be GRANTED as stated herein. Defendant has not filed objections to the Report and Recommendation, and the time to object has passed. See 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1). Accordingly, this Court finds that counsel is entitled to compensation under the EAJA in the amount of $6,314.50 pursuant to the EAJA, 28 U.S.C. § 2412. This award represents 25.25 hours of attorney time at an hourly rate of $173.00 and 25.95 hours of paralegal time at an hourly rate of $75.00. IT IS SO ORDERED this 9th day of March, 2012. ` /s/ Robert T. Dawson HONORABLE ROBERT T. DAWSON UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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