Filing 32

ORDER entered on 29 Motion for Attorney Fees awarding attorney fees to Plaintiff under EAJA subject to any offsetting debt owed to the United States. Signed by SENIOR JUDGE MAURICE M PAUL on 7/20/2011. (jws)

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Page 1 of 1 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA GAINESVILLE DIVISION RUBY LEWIS, Plaintiff, v. CASE NO. 1:09-cv-00206-MP-GRJ MICHAEL J ASTRUE, Defendant. _____________________________/ ORDER This matter is before the Court on Doc. 29, plaintiff’s motion for attorney’s fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act ("EAJA"), 28 U.S.C. § 2412. The government filed a response in which it agreed that Plaintiff should be awarded attorney fees in the amount of $2,770.68, but that plaintiff did not accrue any costs. Doc. 31. After consideration, the Court concludes that the fee request is appropriate. Accordingly, it is hereby ORDERED AND ADJUDGED: Plaintiff is awarded attorney fees under EAJA in the amount of $2,770.68, subject to any offsetting debt owed by the Plaintiff to the United States. If the agreement between Plaintiff and Plaintiff's Counsel is such that these fees are assigned to Plaintiff Counsel, any fees or partial fees received by the Plaintiff are to be considered held in trust for, and payable to, Plaintiff's Counsel. DONE AND ORDERED this 20th day of July, 2011 s/Maurice M. Paul Maurice M. Paul, Senior District Judge

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