Fleming v. Social Security Administration Commissioner
ORDER adopting 18 Report and Recommendations and awarding Attorney Fees in favor of Andrea Fleming against Social Security Administration Commissioner in the amount of $2,643.60. This amount should be paid in addition to, and not out of, any past due benefits which plaintiff may be awarded in the future. Signed by Honorable Jimm Larry Hendren on September 18, 2012. (adw)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
CIVIL NO. 10-5253
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner
Social Security Administration
On this 18th day of September, 2012, 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 August 16, 2012,
the Court finds that the Magistrate's recommendations should be adopted in toto and hereby
awards Plaintiff's attorney fees in the amount of $2,643.60, representing 2.20 attorney hours at
hourly rates of $173.00 for work performed in 2010; 10.10 attorney hours at hourly rates of
$174.00 for work performed in 2011; 1.90 attorney hours at hourly rates of $174.00 for work
performed in 2012, and $50.00 for 3.50 (5.10-1.60) paralegal hours. 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
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