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Gerald Acker

Gerald Acker

Detroit Car Accident Lawyer
  • Business Law, Insurance Claims, Medical Malpractice ...
  • District of Columbia, Michigan
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Founder and managing partner Gerald Acker is a Michigan native who received his law degree from Wayne State University Law School in 1981. His practice focuses on legal malpractice, first-party insurance disputes, and personal injury cases like car accidents and premises liability.

In addition to his legal career, Gerald is also actively involved in the political arena, and has worked on behalf of several candidates who support people’s continued access to legal services. He is a member and past president of the Michigan Association for Justice, where his primary focus is to provide members with improved education opportunities so that they might better serve their clients. His greatest enjoyment is helping his clients rebuild their lives after an accident, and takes great pride in working with his clients.

When he isn’t working, Gerald enjoys spending time with his family, playing basketball, and cheering on his favorite Michigan sports teams.

Wayne State University Law School
J.D. (1981) | Law
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Professional Experience
Senior Partner
Goodman Acker P.C.
2014 Leader in the Law
Michigan Lawyers Weekly
Michigan Super Lawyers
Super Lawyer Magazine
Wings of Justice Award
Oakland County Democratic Party
American Patriot Award
Michigan Veterans Foundation
10.0 Superb
AVVO rating
Best 2015 Client Satisfaction
Professional Associations
District of Columbia Bar
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Michigan Association for Justice
Former President
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Michigan SuperLawyer (2008-Present)
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AV Rating
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District of Columbia Bar
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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  • Free Consultation
Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Landlord Tenant
    Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
    Workers' Compensation
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Goodman Acker P.C.
Contact & Map
Goodman Acker P.C.
1500 E Beltline Ave SE
Suite 235
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Telephone: (616) 645-0505
Goodman Acker P.C.
17000 West 10 Mile Road
2nd Floor
Southfield, MI 48075
Telephone: (248) 831-1530