Brown v. Social Security Administration Commissioner

Filing 17

ORDER ADOPTING 16 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS, JUDGMENT on Attorney Fees in favor of Vicki D. Brown against Social Security Administration Commissioner. Signed by Honorable Jimm Larry Hendren on June 10, 2009. (src)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS HARRISON DIVISION VICKI BROWN v. CIVIL NO. 07-3053 PLAINTIFF MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner Social Security Administration ORDER DEFENDANT On this 10th day of June, 2009, 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 (Doc. #16) filed by the Honorable James R. Marschewski, United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Arkansas, on May 21, 2009, the court finds that the Magistrate's recommendations should be adopted in toto and hereby awards plaintiff's attorney fees in the amount of $1255.03, representing 6.40 (6.40-0) attorney hours at the rate of $150.00 per hour, 3.25 (7.50-4.25) paralegal hours at an hourly rate of $75.00, and $51.28 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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