-JRM Jones v. Social Security Administration Commissioner
ORDER on Attorney Fees in the amount of $3,985.15. Signed by Honorable Robert T. Dawson on June 1, 2012. (lw)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
FORT SMITH DIVISION
MICHAEL E. JONES
Civil No. 2:10-cv-02178
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE
Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Before the Court is the Report and Recommendation filed on April 23, 2012 by the
Honorable James R. Marschewski, United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of
Arkansas. ECF No. 17. Judge Marschewski recommends that Plaintiff’s Application for Attorney
Fees Under the Equal Access to Justice Act (“EAJA”) be GRANTED. Defendant has not filed
objections to the Report and Recommendation, and the time to object has passed. See 28 U.S.C. §
Accordingly, this Court finds that Plaintiff is entitled to compensation under the EAJA in the
amount of $3,985.15. This award represents 18.05 hours of attorney time at an hourly rate of
$173.00 and 11.50 hours of paralegal time at an hourly rate of $75.00.
The parties are reminded that the award herein under the EAJA will be taken into account
at such time as a reasonable fee is determined pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 406 in order to prevent double
recovery by counsel for Plaintiff.
IT IS SO ORDERED, this 1st day of June, 2012.
/s/ Robert T. Dawson
HON. ROBERT T. DAWSON
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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