BARBARA B. CRABB, District Judge.
Plaintiff Mark Lemke's counsel, Barry Schultz, has moved for authorization of attorney fees under 42 U.S.C. § 406(b), for the representation of plaintiff he provided in this court. The motion is unopposed and will be granted.
According to counsel, plaintiff has been awarded $118,798.00 for social security disability back pay by defendant Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security. According to plaintiff's fee agreement with counsel, counsel is entitled to 25% of that award or $29,699.50. Counsel has previously been paid $6,000; he is due $23,699.50, however counsel is requesting $17,360. Defendant does not oppose the payments or the amounts.
IT IS ORDERED that defendant Carolyn W. Colvin is directed to distribute $17,360.00 to plaintiff's counsel, Barry Schultz, for attorney fees and costs.