Brewer v. Social Security Administration Commissioner
ORDER awarding Attorney Fees in the amount of $4018.66. The parties are reminded that the award herein under 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. Signed by Honorable Robert T. Dawson on April 5, 2012. (sh)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
FORT SMITH DIVISION
SHEILA K. BREWER
Civil No. 2:11-cv-02043
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE
Commissioner, Social Security Administration
Before the Court is the Report and Recommendation filed on March 6, 2012 by the
Honorable Barry A. Bryant, United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Arkansas.
ECF No. 16. Judge Bryant 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. § 636(b)(1).
Accordingly, this Court finds that Plaintiff is entitled to compensation under the EAJA in the
amount of $4,018.66. This award represents 19.20 hours of attorney time at an hourly rate of
$173.00 and 9.30 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 5th day of April, 2012.
/s/ Robert T. Dawson
HON. ROBERT T. DAWSON
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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