United States District Court, W.D. Arkansas, Hot Springs Division
February 25, 2015
ALISA WALSH, Plaintiff,
CAROLYN COLVIN Commissioner, Social Security Administration, Defendant.
ROBERT T. DAWSON, District Judge.
Before the Court is the Report and Recommendation filed on February 4, 2015 by the Honorable Barry A. Bryant, United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Arkansas. (Doc. 27). Judge Bryant recommends Plaintiff's Motion for Attorney Fees Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 406(b) be GRANTED. Defendant has filed no objections to the Report and Recommendation, and the time to object has passed. See 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1).
The court has reviewed this case and, being well and sufficiently advised, finds that the report and recommendation is proper and should be and hereby is adopted in its entirety. Accordingly, Plaintiff's Motion for Attorney Fees is GRANTED, and Plaintiff's attorney is awarded fees in the amount of $12, 448.50, said amount representing 44.30 court-related hours at an hourly rate of approximately $281.00. Plaintiff's attorney is also directed to refund $7, 501.12 to Plaintiff, which amount represents the court-awarded attorney fees previously paid to Plaintiff's attorney under the Equal Access to Justice Act.
IT IS SO ORDERED.