Anderson v. Social Security Administration Commissioner
ORDER on attorney fees in the amount of $1,936.60, as set forth. Signed by Honorable P. K. Holmes, III on April 19, 2012. (lw)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
VALERIE L. LACKEY ANDERSON
Case No. 3:10-CV-03084
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner
Social Security Administration
Before the Court is the Report and Recommendation filed on March 23, 2012 by the
Honorable James R. Marschewski, United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of
Arkansas (Doc. 15). Judge Marschewski recommends that Plaintiff’s Application for Attorney Fees
Under the Equal Access to Justice Act (“EAJA”) (Doc. 12) 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 $1,936.60. This award represents 7.30 hours of attorney time at an hourly rate of $155.00,
9.55 hours of paralegal time at an hourly rate of $75.00, and $88.85 in costs and expenses.
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 19th day of April, 2012.
/s/P. K. Holmes, III
P.K. HOLMES, III
CHIEF U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE
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