WELCHEL v. COLVIN
ORDER ADOPTING 25 Report and Recommendations and GRANTING 21 Motion for Attorney Fees. It is ORDERED that Welchel receive attorney's fees in the amount of $11,470 and that these fees be paid directly to him. Welchel's counsel is also DIRECTED to refund $5,359.98 in fees that were previously collected. Ordered by US DISTRICT JUDGE MARC THOMAS TREADWELL on 5/15/2017. (tlh)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
DAVID WAYNE WELCHEL,
NANCY A. BERRYHILL,
Acting Commissioner of Social
CIVIL ACTION NO. 5:14-CV-161 (MTT)
Magistrate Judge Charles H. Weigle recommends granting Plaintiff David Wayne
Welchel’s Motion for Attorney’s Fees (Doc. 21) pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice
Act (EAJA), 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d). Doc. 25. Neither party has filed an objection to the
Recommendation. The Court has reviewed the Recommendation, and the Court
accepts and adopts the findings, conclusions, and recommendations of the Magistrate
Judge. The Recommendation is ADOPTED and made the order of this Court.
Accordingly, Welchel’s motion (Doc. 21) is GRANTED. It is ORDERED that Welchel
receive attorney’s fees in the amount of $11,470 and that these fees be paid directly to
him. Welchel’s counsel is also DIRECTED to refund $5,359.98 in fees that were
SO ORDERED, this 15th day of May, 2017.
S/ Marc T. Treadwell
MARC T. TREADWELL, JUDGE
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
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