Jones v. Colvin
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER : IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiffs application for attorneys fees is GRANTED in the amount of $7,500.00, payable directly to Plaintiff. (Doc. No. 25 .) Signed by District Judge Audrey G. Fleissig on 06/15/2016. (KCB)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI
CAROLYN W. COLVIN,
Acting Commissioner of Social Security,
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
This matter is before the Court on Plaintiff’s application for attorney’s fees, pursuant to the
Equal Access to Justice Act, 28 U.S.C. ' 2412(d). Plaintiff is the prevailing party in his action
challenging the Commissioner of Social Security’s denial of his application for disability
insurance benefits and supplemental security income. The Commissioner has informed the Court
that the parties have agreed to an award of fees in the amount of $7,500.00. (Doc. No. 27.) The
Court’s review of the record indicates that this amount is reasonable and fair. Pursuant to Astrue
v. Ratliff, 560 U.S. 586 (2010), fees must be paid directly to Plaintiff.
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff’s application for attorney’s fees is
GRANTED in the amount of $7,500.00, payable directly to Plaintiff. (Doc. No. 25.)
AUDREY G. FLEISSIG
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Dated this 15th day of June, 2016.
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