Reed v. Social Security Administration Commissioner

Filing 16

ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS and Order on Attorney Fees in favor of Mary Sue Reed against Social Security Administration Commissioner in the amount of $2,973.66. Signed by Honorable Jimm Larry Hendren on October 19, 2010. (tg)

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Reed v. Social Security Administration Commissioner Doc. 16 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS FAYETTEVILLE DIVISION MARIE SUE REED V. MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner of Social Security ORDER NO. 09-5113 PLAINTIFF DEFENDANT On this 19th day of October, 2010, 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 Erin L. Setser, United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Arkansas, on September 14, 2010, the Court finds that a fee should be awarded. The Magistrate Judge's recommendations are adopted in toto and the Court hereby awards plaintiff attorney's fees in the amount of $$2,973.66 representing 17.09 hours of work at a rate of $174.00 per hour and $67.34 in costs. 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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