No. 88-6195.

906 F.2d 645 (1990)

Esmat ZAKLAMA, M.D., Plaintiff-Appellant, v. MOUNT SINAI MEDICAL CENTER, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

July 24, 1990.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Kenneth A. Friedman, Baldwin & Friedman, N. Miami Beach, Fla., for plaintiff-appellant.

Christopher Lynch, Miami, Fla., for defendant-appellee.

Neale J. Poller, Hall, Poller & O'Brien P.A., Miami, Fla., for Gardana.

Before FAY and JOHNSON, Circuit Judges, and GIBSON, Senior Circuit Judge.

FAY, Circuit Judge:

This case presents the issue of whether attorneys' fees awarded to a prevailing party can be recovered when that party moves for fees outside of the time limitation imposed by local rules. Based upon its local rule, the district court denied the attorneys' fee motion. After considering the authority for district courts to establish local rules setting time limitations for filing motions for attorneys' fees for the purposes of certainty and consistency...

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