Sloan v. Social Security, Commissioner of

Filing 26

ORDER granting 25 Motion for Attorney Fees. Signed by Chief Judge Kathryn H. Vratil on 9/11/08. (ls)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF KANSAS DORETHA SLOAN, Plaintiff, v. MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, Defendant. ) ) ) ) ) Civil No. 07-2240-KHV-JTR ) ) ) ) ) ) ORDER GRANTING ATTORNEY'S FEES UNDER THE EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE ACT (EAJA) The Court, after reviewing the file and being advised by the parties that they have agreed to an award under the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. 2412(d), in connection with the court-related representation of Plaintiff in this social security appeal, finds that reimbursement should be made for attorney fees in the amount of $6,500.00. The parties have also agreed that the check for attorney fees should be made payable to Plaintiff and be mailed to Plaintiff's attorney's address. IT IS THEREFORE CONSIDERED AND ORDERED THAT, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2412, Plaintiff is granted attorney's fees under the EAJA in the amount of $6,500.00. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED THAT the check for attorney fees should be made payable to Plaintiff and be mailed to Plaintiff's attorney's address. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated this 11th day of September, 2008. s/ Kathryn H. Vratil KATHRYN H. VRATIL United States District Judge APPROVED BY: s/ Sharon J. Meyers SHARON J. MEYERS (Bar No. 70589) 4050 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 210 Kansas City, MO 64111 816-753-3929 Attorney for Plaintiff ERIC F. MELGREN United States Attorney s/ Andrea L. Taylor ANDREA L. TAYLOR Assistant United States Attorney 500 State Avenue, Suite 360 Kansas City, Kansas 66101 Kan. Fed. Bar No. 70422 (913) 551-6730 (telephone) (913) 551-6541 (facsimile) E-mail: andrea.taylor@usdoj.gov Attorney for the United States 2

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