Frank A. Petro

Frank A. Petro


Petro Cohen, P.C.

Recognized since 1995

Northfield, New Jersey

Practice Areas

Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants

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Mr. Petro heads the Workers' Compensation Department of Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo. He has limited his practice to handling workers' compensation cases over the past 40+ years. Mr. Petro is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Workers' Compensation Law Attorney and has held this certification ever since The Supreme Court first began certifying New Jersey lawyers for workers' compensation. This is the highest specialty certification available to New Jersey Workers' Compensation lawyers. He has been recognized by "Best Lawyers in America" in every one of the New Jersey surveys since 1995 as one of New Jersey's top workers' compensation lawyers. He has an "AV" rating from the world's leading lawyer referral service, Martindale-Hubbell; a rating reserved for those lawyers considered preeminent in their field as voted by their peers.

He has been one of only three Presidents of the leading professional organization for New Jersey workers' compensation lawyers and judges, The Justice James H. Coleman, Jr. New Jersey Workers' Compensation American Inn of Court, which has a membership of approximately 150 lawyers and judges throughout the State. He was also one of 38 National Trustees for the American Inns of Court Foundation, the nation's leading professional organization promoting legal excellence, professionalism, ethics and civility for United States judges and lawyers. He served as National Treasurer for the American Inns of Court Foundation (2008-2012).

Certified by New Jersey Supreme Court as Workers' Compensation Law Attorney, since the inception of the New Jersey certification program (1997).

Past President of The Justice James H. Coleman, Jr. New Jersey Workers' Compensation American Inn of Court, the leading New Jersey workers' compensation professional organization for judges and lawyer who practice New Jersey workers' compensation (2002-2006).

National Trustee for the American Inns of Court Foundation, the nation's leading professional organization for judges and lawyers dedicated to legal excellence, professionalism, ethics and civility (2004—2012), National Treasurer for the American Inns of Court Foundation (2008-2012).

Fifteen years service on the Executive Committee for the Workers' Compensation Section of the New Jersey Bar Association, including representative of the Judicial Selection Committee for all attorney's seeking to become workers' compensation judges.

Named in every New Jersey survey by "Best Lawyers in America" as one of New Jersey's leading workers' compensation lawyers (1995—); Named in every New Jersey issue of "Super Lawyers" in the area of workers' compensation (2004—).

A/V rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the world's leading referral service. The A/V rating is reserved for less than 19% of lawyers who are considered preeminent in their fields.

Contact & Links

Locations

  • The Executive Plaza, Suite 202
    2111 New Road
    Northfield, NJ 08225
  • Beowulf Plaza, Suite 336
    1814 East Route 70
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
  • 211 South Main Street, Suite 101
    Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
  • 100 Horizon Center Boulevard, Suite 111
    Hamilton, NJ 08691

Education

  • Rutgers The State University of New Jersey Camden , J.D., graduated 1976
  • American University, BS, graduated 1973

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New Jersey, 1976

Petro Cohen, P.C.
Headquarters: Northfield, New Jersey

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants

Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' CompensationBest Lawyers 2019
  • Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' CompensationBest Lawyers 2020
  • Super Lawyers - NJ Workers' CompensationSuper Lawyers 2019
  • Super Lawyers - NJ Workers' CompensationSuper Lawyers 2020
  • Best Law Firm, Workers' Compensation Law, Tier 2 NJBest Lawyers 2019
  • Best Law Firm, Workers' Compensation Law, Tier 2 NJBest Lawyers 2020
  • AV Preeminant RatingMartindale-Hubbell 2019
  • AV Preeminant RatingMartindale-Hubbell 2020
  • AV Preeminant RatingMartindale-Hubbell 2018
  • Best Law Firm, Workers' Compensation Law, Tier 2 NJBest Lawyers 2018
  • Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' CompensationBest Lawyers 2018
  • Super Lawyers - NJ Workers' CompensationSuper Lawyers 2018

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