Filing 18

ORDER granting 17 Amended Motion for attorney fees. Ordered by US DISTRICT JUDGE CLAY D. LAND on 9/19/2022 (tlf).

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF GEORGIA COLUMBUS DIVISION T.W., Plaintiff, v. COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, Defendant. : : : : : : : : : : : CASE NO. 4:22-CV-7-CDL-MSH ORDER Plaintiff has filed a motion for attorney’s fees and costs under the Equal Access to Justice Act (“EAJA”), 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d). The statute authorizes a court to award fees and expenses to a prevailing party in any civil action “brought by or against the United States . . . unless the court finds the position of the United States was substantially justified or that special circumstances make an award unjust.” 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d)(1)(A). Here, Plaintiff is requesting an award of $450.00 in fees and $402.00 in costs. The Commissioner does not oppose the motion. The Court has reviewed the motion and time sheet and finds the requested hours and hourly rate to be reasonable. The motion for attorney’s fees is GRANTED. Plaintiff is awarded $450.00 in attorney’s fees and $402.00 in costs. Page 1 of 2 SO ORDERED, this 19th day of September, 2022. S/Clay D. Land CLAY D. LAND UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Page 2 of 2

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