Hester v. Colvin
ORDER granting 23 Motion for Attorney Fees. Signed by Magistrate Judge Roy Percy on 1/5/17. (bnd)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI
CIVIL ACTION NO. 1:15CV216-RP
CAROLYN W. COLVIN,
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY
ORDER GRANTING PAYMENT OF ATTORNEY’S FEES
Plaintiff seeks an award of attorney’s fees of $7,144.08 paid under the Equal Access to
Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. Section 2412. Defendant does not object to the amount of fees requested,
but asserts that under Astrue v. Ratliff, 130 S.Ct. 2521 (2010), the fees must be made payable to
the plaintiff. The court has reviewed the motion and the record and concludes that the motion is
well taken. It is
that the defendant pay the plaintiff $7,144.08 in attorney’s fees and mail the award to
This, the 5th of January, 2017.
/s/ Roy Percy
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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