Smith v. Social Security Administration Commissioner
ORDER adopting 13 the Magistrate's Report and Recommendations in toto and awarding plaintiff's attorney fees in the amount of $1,040.08; further this amount shall be paid in addition to, and not out of, any past-due benefits plaintiff may be awarded in the future. Signed by Honorable Jimm Larry Hendren on November 6, 2008. (rw)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS HARRISON DIVISION
ROBERT L. SMITH v. CIVIL NO. 07-3027
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner Social Security Administration ORDER
On this 6th day of November, 2008 , the court has before it for consideration plaintiff's request for attorney's fees and costs pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2412. For reasons set forth in the report and recommendation filed by the Honorable James R. Marschewski, United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Arkansas, on October 16, 2008, the court finds that the Magistrate's recommendations should be adopted in toto and hereby awards plaintiff's attorney fees in the amount of $1,040.08, representing 5.58 hours of work at a rate of $150.00, and 2.00 hours paralegal work at $75.00 per hour, plus $53.08 in expenses. This amount shall be paid in addition to, and not out of, any past-due benefits plaintiff may be awarded in the future. IT IS SO ORDERED.
/s/Jimm Larry Hendren HON. JIMM LARRY HENDREN UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
AO72A (Rev. 8/82)
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