Christie v. Social Security Administration
ORDER by District Judge James H. Payne: affirming and adopting 28 Report and Recommendation; granting 25 Motion for Attorney Fees (cjt, Deputy Clerk)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF OKLAHOMA
LAWRENCE AARON CHRISTIE,
NANCY A. BERRYHILL,
Acting Commissioner of
Social Security Administration,
Case No. 14-CV-176-JHP-SPS
ORDER AFFIRMING AND ADOPTING THE REPORT AND
RECOMMENDATION OF THE UNITED STATES
On March 22, 2017, the United States Magistrate Judge entered a Report and
Recommendation in regard to counsel’s request for compensation pursuant to 42 U.S.C. §
The Magistrate Judge recommended counsel be compensated in the amount of
$4,461.75 in attorneys’ fees1 from the past due benefits retained by the Commissioner. No party
has filed any objection to the Magistrate Judge’s Report and Recommendation within the time
prescribed by law. 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1); Fed. R. Civ. P. 72(b).
This Court finds the Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge is supported
by the record. Therefore, upon full consideration of the entire record and the issues presented
herein, this Court finds and orders that the Report and Recommendation entered by the United
States Magistrate Judge on March 22, 2017, be AFFIRMED and ADOPTED by this Court as
its Findings and Order.
On page 5 of the Report and Recommendation, the Magistrate Judge recommends an award of attorney fees in the
amount of $12,187.20. However, the Court reads this number as a typographical error, as the Magistrate Judge
refers repeatedly to the requested amount of $4,461.75 throughout the rest of the Report and Recommendation.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 15th day of May, 2017.
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