United States District Court, D. Oregon
PAUL E. C., Plaintiff,
COMMISSIONER, Social Security Administration,  Defendant.
GABIN Attorney for Plaintiff.
J. WILLIAM United States Attorney.
GOWEI Assistant United States Attorney.
MICHAEL W. PILE Acting Regional Chief Counsel.
J. LANGKAMER Special Assistant United States Attorney
Attorneys for Defendant.
OPINION AND ORDER
J. BROWN United States Senior District Judge.
matter comes before the Court on Plaintiff Paul E. C.'s
Motion (#26) for an Award of Attorney Fees Pursuant to the
Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA) in which he seeks an award
of attorneys' fees pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2412.
reasons that follow, the Court GRANTS
Plaintiff's request for EAJA fees and
AWARDS fees of $5, 320.62.
November 24, 2014, Plaintiff filed his application for
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) under Title XVI of the
Social Security Act and alleged a disability onset date of
April 15, 2010. His application was denied initially and on
reconsideration. On March 11, 2016, an Administrative Law
Judge (ALJ) held a hearing on Plaintiff's application.
2, 2016, the ALJ issued a decision in which he found
Plaintiff is not disabled and, therefore, is not entitled to
benefits. On August 3, 2016, the Appeals Council denied
Plaintiff's request for review, and the ALJ's
decision became the final decision of the Commissioner.
August 15, 2016, Plaintiff filed his Complaint in this Court
seeking judicial review of the Commissioner's final
January 22, 2018, this Court issued an Opinion and Order
(#24), reversed the decision of the Commissioner, and
remanded the matter for further administrative proceedings
pursuant to sentence four of 42 U.S.C. § 405(g).
April 13, 2018, Plaintiff, as the prevailing party, filed a
Motion (#26) for attorneys' fees pursuant to EAJA.
Plaintiff seeks attorneys' fees in the amount of $5,
320.62, which includes ...