Terwilliger v. Colvin

Filing 28

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that plaintiff's motion for attorney's fees [#26] is GRANTED. Defendant shall pay plaintiff $3232.87 in attorney's fees. Signed by District Judge Catherine D. Perry on June 29, 2015. (MCB)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI NORTHERN DIVISION JODY D. TERWILLIGER, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) vs. ) ) CAROLYN W. COLVIN, ) Acting Commissioner of Social Security, ) ) Defendant. ) Case No. 2:14 CV 18 CDP MEMORANDUM AND ORDER Plaintiff Jody D. Terwilliger filed this case on February 12, 2014, appealing the denial of her application for supplemental security income benefits. On March 31, 2015, after briefing from both parties, I reversed and remanded the case for further proceedings pursuant to sentence four of 42 U.S.C. ' 405(g). Terwilliger now seeks attorney=s fees in the amount of $3232.87, pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. ' 2412. Defendant has no objection to the payment of the amount requested. Because Terwilliger prevailed and is not otherwise precluded from recovering attorney=s fees and costs, I find that she is entitled to an award in the amount requested. Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that plaintiff=s motion for attorney=s fees [#26] is GRANTED. Defendant shall pay plaintiff $3232.87 in attorney=s fees. CATHERINE D. PERRY UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Dated this 29th day of June, 2015. -2-

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