Mathis v. Social Security Administration Commissioner
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)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
FORT SMITH DIVISION
RHONDA L. MATHIS
Civil No. 2:10-cv-02117
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner
Social Security Administration
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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