McGhee v. Grenada Tourism Commission, Inc. et al
ORDER awarding Attorney's Fee's and Expenses in the amount of $351.50 pursuant to 27 Order granting Motion to Compel. Signed by Magistrate Judge Jane M. Virden on 10/5/2017. (bfg)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI
CIVIL ACTION NO. 4:17-cv-35-SA-JMV
COMMISSION, INC. And JOHN
ORDER GRANTING ATTORNEY’S FEES
By Order dated September 13, 2017, the Court Granted Defendant’s Motion  to
Compel Plaintiff to produce completed Interrogatories and Requests for Production. The Court,
by that Order, awarded sanctions against Plaintiff and required Defendant to file an affidavit–
including an itemization of reasonable attorney’s fees and expenses incurred in prosecuting the
Motion To Compel–and allowed Plaintiff (7) seven days thereafter to file any objections to the
award of any fees and expenses requested. Plaintiff has submitted no objection. The Court has
now considered Defense counsel’s affidavit and finds as follows:
Defense counsel’s affidavit documents 3.1 hours of attorney work at a rate of $185.00 per
hour–totaling $573.50–for fees incurred pursuing the Motion to Compel. While the Court finds
counsel’s affidavit complies with the Court’s order for an itemization of fees and is, therefore,
sufficient, the  Order granting the  Motions clearly delineated that the award of
attorney’s fees concerned only the Motion to Compel and not the Motion for Additional Time to
Designate Experts. Accordingly, the time counsel spent drafting the Motion for Additional Time
to Designate Experts will not be awarded. Therefore, the Court finds a total of 1.9 hours at a rate
of $185.00, or $351.50, is a more reasonable award.
THEREFORE, IT IS ORDERED that on or before November 6, 2017, Plaintiff shall
pay Defendant $351.50 for the benefit of Defendant’s counsel.
This 5th day of October, 2017.
/s/ Jane M. Virden
U.S. MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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