FISCHER v. COLVIN
ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF'S APPLICATION FOR ATTORNEY'S FEES - The magistrate judge's report and recommendation (doc. 43 ) is ADOPTED and incorporated into this order. Bryan Fischer's application for attorney's fees (doc. 38 ) is GRANTED. Bryan Fischer is entitled to recover fees in the amount of $7,714.29. Signed by SENIOR JUDGE WILLIAM STAFFORD on 3/21/2017. (cle)
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA
NANCY A. BERRYHILL,
Acting Commissioner of Social Security,
ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF'S
APPLICATION FOR ATTORNEY'S FEES
Before the court is the magistrate judge’s report and recommendation (doc.
43) docketed February 21, 2017. The magistrate judge recommends that the
plaintiff's application for attorney's fees pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act
(EAJA) be granted. No objections to the report and recommendation have been
The court having reviewed the matter, it is ORDERED:
1. The magistrate judge’s report and recommendation (doc. 43) is
ADOPTED and incorporated into this order.
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2. Bryan Fischer’s application for attorney's fees (doc. 38) is GRANTED.
3. Bryan Fischer is entitled to recover fees in the amount of $7,714.29 for
the time expended by his counsel in representing him before the United States
District Court for the Northern District of Florida pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2412
4. Pursuant to Astrue v. Ratliff, 560 U.S. 586, 589 (2010), payment shall be
made payable to Fischer and mailed to Fischer’s counsel, subject to offset by the
amount of any debt owed by Fischer to the United States. If the United States
Department of the Treasury determines that Fischer does not owe a federal debt,
the government may accept Fischer's assignment of EAJA fees and pay fees
directly to Fischer’s counsel, Sarah Harriet Bohr, Bohr & Harrington LLC, 2337
Seminole Road, Atlantic Beach FL 32233.
DONE AND ORDERED this
s/ William Stafford
SENIOR UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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