Walsh v. Social Security Administration Commissioner

Filing 28

ORDER awarding Attorney Fees in the amount of $12,448.50 as set forth. Signed by Honorable Robert T. Dawson on February 25, 2015. (hnc)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS HOT SPRINGS DIVISION ALISA WALSH PLAINTIFF vs. Civil No. 6:11-cv-06033 CAROLYN COLVIN Commissioner, Social Security Administration DEFENDANT ORDER Before the Court is the Report and Recommendation filed on February 4, 2015 by the Honorable Barry A. Bryant, United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Arkansas. Judge Bryant recommends Plaintiff’s Motion Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 406(b) be GRANTED. for (Doc. 27). Attorney Fees Defendant has filed no objections to the Report and Recommendation, and the time to object has passed. The See 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1). court has reviewed this case and, being well and sufficiently advised, finds that the report and recommendation is proper and should be and hereby is adopted in its entirety. Accordingly, Plaintiff’s Motion for Attorney Fees is GRANTED, and Plaintiff’s attorney is awarded fees in the amount of $12,448.50, said amount representing 44.30 court-related hours at an hourly rate of approximately $281.00. Plaintiff’s attorney is also directed to refund $7,501.12 to Plaintiff, which amount represents the court-awarded attorney fees previously paid to Plaintiff’s attorney under the Equal Access to Justice Act. IT IS SO ORDERED, this 25th day of February, 2015. /s/ Robert T. Dawson HON. ROBERT T. DAWSON U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE

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