Guevara v. Commissioner of Social Security

Middle District of Florida, flmd-8:2016-cv-02421

ORDER granting {{19}} Motion for Attorney Fees. Signed by Judge James D. Whittemore on 6/1/2017. (AEN)

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PageID 656 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TAMPA DIVISION DEBORAH J. GUEVARA, Plaintiff, Case No: 8: 16 - cv - 2421 - T - 27JRK NANCY A. BERRYHILL, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. ORDER BEFORE THE COURT is Plaintiff's Unopposed Motion for Attorney's Fees Pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act (Dkt. 19) . Defendant has no objection to the substance of the motion. SUU " Defendant takes the position that the motion has been filed prematurely before the 60 day period to appeal has run, but does not object to the Court deeming the petition as timely filed and ruling on it after the 60 day period has run. " (Dkt. 19 at 2) . Upon consideration, the Motion (Dkt. 19) is GRANTED. Pursuant to 28U.S. C. § 2412 (d), Plaintiff is awarded $ 400. 00 in costs and $ 4, 075. 47 in EAJA fees for 21. 10 hours of work at a rate of $ 193. 15 per hour, both of which are reasonable, within sixty (60) days of the date of this Order, subject to reasonable extensions for good cause if shown. DONE AND ORDERED this 1 day of June, 2017. JAMES D. WHITTEMORE United States District Judge Copies to: Counsel of record