Daughtrey v. Commissioner, SSA
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER. ORDERED that Plaintiff's Motion for Attorney Fees Pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act (Dkt. #14) is GRANTED. Signed by Judge Amos L. Mazzant, III on 10/2/2017. (kls, )
United States District Court
EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS
DAVID NORRIS DAUGHTREY
ACTING COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL
§ Civil Action No. 4:16-CV-432
§ (Judge Mazzant/Judge Nowak)
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER
The Court, having reviewed Plaintiff’s Motion for Attorney Fees Pursuant to the Equal
Access to Justice Act (Dkt. #14) and Commissioner’s Response (Dkt. #15), wherein
Commissioner states it does not oppose and has no objection to the requested fee, finds that
Plaintiff’s Motion is well taken and should be granted. Accordingly,
It is therefore ORDERED that Plaintiff’s Motion for Attorney Fees Pursuant to the Equal
Access to Justice Act (Dkt. #14) is GRANTED, and the Commissioner is directed to pay Plaintiff
five thousand, sixteen dollars and sixty-eight cents ($5,016.68) as reasonable attorney’s fees, plus
costs in the amount of four hundred dollars ($400.00), made payable to Plaintiff, such payment to
be mailed to Plaintiff’s counsel. This award is subject to administrative offset.
It is further ORDERED that any motion by Plaintiff for attorney’s fees under the Social
Security Act shall be filed within a reasonable time of a favorable agency decision.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
SIGNED this 2nd day of October, 2017.
AMOS L. MAZZANT
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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