Attorney Represents Former Detroit Lions in Negotiations

Jim Acho, attorney for former Detroit Lions Ernie Clark, is pleased to announce that after several months of negotiating, Mr. Clark is the new spokesman for Health Alliance Plan (HAP). HAP is a non-profit health plan based in Detroit that provides health care coverage to 570,000 members. Mr. Clark followed up a Big 10 run at Michigan State with a career as a linebacker with the Detroit Lions from 1961-1968 […]

Read More

Jim Acho Named 2013 dBusiness Top Lawyer

We are pleased to announce that attorney James R. Acho has been named 2013 dBusiness Top Lawyer in the Entertainment and Sports Field category. Mr. Acho focuses his practice primarily in the areas of labor and employment law, entertainment and sports law, commercial law and personal injury law. To select its Top Lawyers, DBusiness magazine polled more than 21,000 attorneys in Oakland, Macomb, Wayne, Washtenaw and Livingston counties among 51 […]

Read More

Acho Provides Insight on Concussion Lawsuits in Michigan Lawyers Weekly article

Jim Acho, a Senior Attorney in the Firm’s Livonia office, was featured on the front page of the September 4, 2012 edition of Michigan Lawyers Weekly.  In the article, he provides insight into the upswing of concussion lawsuits he has seen lately. Please click on the link below to view the article. Concussion Lawsuits Proliferate article 

Read More

Acho Added to University Lecture Series on Sports Law

Jim Acho, a senior attorney in our Livonia office and adjunct professor at MadonnaUniversity, has been added to the University’s faculty committee for their Sports Management program. He teaches Sports Law at the University. Additionally, Mr. Acho has been added to the University Lecture Series where he will speak at colleges throughout theMidwest on the subject of Sports Law.

Read More

Listen to Acho on the Frank Beckmann Show

Livonia attorney Jim Acho appeared on WJR 760’s The Frank Beckmann Show Wednesday, March 2, 2011 to discuss the NFL labor talks. If you would like to listen to the broadcast, click below. http://www.wjr.com/Sectional.asp?id=34613

Read More

Will There be an NFL Season in 2011?

The Real Issues Behind The Potential NFL Lockout Recently I appeared on sports radio shows in Cleveland and Minneapolis to discuss the looming NFL lockout. Not a day goes by where I don’t get a phone call or an email from someone asking “Will there be an NFL season in 2011?” Of course, if I had a crystal ball to elicit such information, I’d dress far better than many of […]

Read More

Acho Gets Lawsuit Dismissed

A former reserve officer in a metropolitan Detroit community and his wife filed a ten-count Complaint in Federal Court, alleging numerous civil and constitutional violations stemming from an arrest of the officer in 2007 on a possible Carrying a Concealed Weapon (CCW) violation. The reserve officer was released and never charged. He claimed in the suit that his arrest prevented him from working in law enforcement. CMDA attorneys Ron and […]

Read More

CMDA Attorney Attends Congressional Hearing on Behalf of Retired NFL Players

CMDA’s Jim Acho was asked to appear on behalf of the NFL Alumni Association at a Congressional hearing on the prevention and treatment of concussions in the NFL on January 4, 2010. Acho attended the hearing as the attorney representing former players, some of whom testified before Congress as witnesses, including longtime CMDA client and NFL Hall of Fame player Lem Barney, whose testimony was called “riveting” by the Associated […]

Read More

Acho Presents Client for Induction into Pride of the Lions

Livonia attorney Jim Acho recently presented his client, Lem Barney, for his induction into the Lions’ newly-created “Pride of the Lions” at Ford Field in Detroit. The Pride of the Lions is a permanent stadium display honoring the best players in team history. The charter class is a collection of the most outstanding Lions of all-time. All 12 players are members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and they […]

Read More

Acho’s Super Bowl Clients go Head-to-Head

CMDA has a long track record of representing those in the sports world. Managing partner Joe Seward currently represents The Detroit Tigers, and numerous CMDA attorneys over the years have represented various athletes. Among the current athletes for whom CMDA serves as legal counsel (CMDA is not in the agency business but serves as legal counsel) are three men who will be participating in Super Bowl XLIII in Tampa this […]

Read More
CONTACT US

I have read theDisclaimer

CONTACT US

I have read theDisclaimer