Young v. Social Security Administration

Filing 20

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiffs application for attorneys fees is GRANTED in the amount of $1,931.99, payable directly to Plaintiff. (Doc. No. 18.) re: 18 MOTION for Attorney Fees filed by Plaintiff Brittney Young. Signed by District Judge Audrey G. Fleissig on 12/10/12. (JWJ)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI EASTERN DIVISION BRITTNEY YOUNG, Plaintiff, vs. MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) No. 4:11CV00754 AGF MEMORANDUM AND ORDER This matter is before the Court on Plaintiff’s motion for attorney’s fees in the amount of $1,931.99, pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2412(d). Plaintiff is the prevailing party in her action challenging the Commissioner of Social Security’s denial of her application for Supplemental Security Income. Her request for fees is supported by appropriate documentation, and the Commissioner states that he does not object to the amount of fees sought. The Commissioner points out, however, that the fees must be paid directly to Plaintiff, pursuant to Astrue v. Ratliff, 130 S. Ct. 2521 (2010). Upon review of the record, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff’s application for attorney’s fees is GRANTED in the amount of $1,931.99, payable directly to Plaintiff. (Doc. No. 18.) _______________________________ AUDREY G. FLEISSIG UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Dated this 10th day of December, 2012

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