WHITE v. COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY
ORDER granting 17 Amended Motion for attorney fees. Ordered by US DISTRICT JUDGE CLAY D. LAND on 9/19/2022 (tlf).
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL
CASE NO. 4:22-CV-7-CDL-MSH
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
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.
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SO ORDERED, this 19th day of September, 2022.
S/Clay D. Land
CLAY D. LAND
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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