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Frank A Petro

Frank A Petro


Workers Compensation Lawyer
Petro Cohen, P.C.
Northfield, NJ
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Attorney Biography

Mr. Petro is a founding partner and heads the Workers’ Compensation Department of Petro Cohen, P.C.  He has limited his practice to handling workers’ comp cases over the past 40+ years.  Mr. Petro is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Workers’ Compensation Law Attorney, which is the highest specialty certification available to workers’ compensation lawyers in New Jersey.  He is one of only 18 lawyers in the state that have held this certification since its inception in 1998.

For twenty-seven consecutive years, Mr. Petro has been named on the Best Lawyers in America® list for workers’ compensation, a distinction held by only 14 lawyers throughout the country. He is one of only four workers’ compensation attorneys in New Jersey to be named on the list, and the only NJ attorney to be named for 27 consecutive years.

Mr. Petro also has  been selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyer® list every year since 2005, an honor that no more than five percent of the State’s lawyers receive. Additionally, 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.

Mr. Petro has been one of only three Presidents of the leading professional organization for workers’ compensation judges and lawyers in New Jersey, 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. In addition, he served from 2008 to 2012 as National Treasurer for the American Inns of Court Foundation.

- Certified by New Jersey Supreme Court as a Workers’ Compensation Law Attorney, since the inception of the New Jersey certification program (1998)

- 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 lawyers 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 to date)

- National Treasurer for the American Inns of Court Foundation (2008 to 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 attorneys seeking to become workers’ compensation judgesNamed in every New Jersey survey by Best Lawyers in America® as one of New Jersey’s leading workers’ compensation lawyers (1995 to date)

- Named on every NJ Super Lawyers® list in the area of workers’ compensation (2005 to date)

- AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the world’s leading referral service; The A/V rating is reserved for less than 10% of lawyers who are considered preeminent in their fields

With offices in Northfield/Atlantic City, Cherry Hill, Cape May Court House, and the Hamilton Township/Trenton area, Petro Cohen serves communities throughout Southern New Jersey, including Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Mercer, Monmouth, Ocean, and Salem counties. Contact Mr. Petro at (888) 675-7607.


Practice Areas

 
Workers Compensation (100%)

Résumé - Frank A Petro

Bar Licenses

New Jersey State Bar
New Jersey
Member in Good Standing
1976

Education

Rutgers University Law School
JD
1976

American University
BS
1973

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Specialty Certifications

New Jersey Board on Attorney Certification
Certified Workers' Compensation Law Attorney
Workers' Compensation Law
New Jersey Board on Attorney Certification
1998

Commercial Recognitions

Professional Involvement badge
Recognized for Professional Involvement
Lawyer Legion
2021

AV Preeminent Rated - Martindale-Hubbell
Martindale-Hubbell
2021

Super Lawyers - NJ Workers' Compensation
Super Lawyers
2021

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
2021

Best Lawyers
2021

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
2020

Best Lawyers
2020

AV Preeminent Rated - Martindale-Hubbell
Martindale-Hubbell
2020

NJ Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers Magazine
2020

Best Lawyers
2019

AV Preeminent Rated - Martindale-Hubbell
Martindale-Hubbell
2019

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
2019

NJ Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers Magazine
2019

AV Preeminent Rated - Martindale-Hubbell
Martindale-Hubbell
2018

NJ Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers Magazine
2018

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
2018

Best Lawyers
2018

AV Preeminent Rated - Martindale-Hubbell
Martindale-Hubbell
2017

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
2017

Best Lawyers
2017

NJ Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers Magazine
2017

NJ Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers Magazine
2016

Best Lawyers
2016

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
2016

AV Preeminent Rated - Martindale-Hubbell
Martindale-Hubbell
2016

NJ Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers Magazine
2015

AV Preeminent Rated - Martindale-Hubbell
Martindale-Hubbell
2015

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
2015

Best Lawyers
2015

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
2014

NJ Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers Magazine
2014

AV Preeminent Rated - Martindale-Hubbell
Martindale-Hubbell
2014

Best Lawyers
2014

NJ Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers Magazine
2013

Best Lawyers
2013

AV Preeminent Rated - Martindale-Hubbell
Martindale-Hubbell
2013

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
2013

NJ Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers Magazine
2012

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
2012

Best Lawyers
2012

AV Preeminent Rated - Martindale-Hubbell
Martindale-Hubbell
2012

AV Preeminent Rated - Martindale-Hubbell
Martindale-Hubbell
2011

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
2011

NJ Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers Magazine
2011

Best Lawyers
2011

NJ Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers Magazine
2010

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
2010

AV Preeminent Rated - Martindale-Hubbell
Martindale-Hubbell
2010

AV Preeminent Rated - Martindale-Hubbell
Martindale-Hubbell
2009

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
2009

NJ Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers Magazine
2009

AV Preeminent Rated - Martindale-Hubbell
Martindale-Hubbell
2008

NJ Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers Magazine
2008

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
2008

NJ Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers Magazine
2007

AV Preeminent Rated - Martindale-Hubbell
Martindale-Hubbell
2007

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
2007

NJ Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers Magazine
2006

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
2006

AV Preeminent Rated - Martindale-Hubbell
Martindale-Hubbell
2006

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
2005

NJ Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers Magazine
2005

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
2004

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
2003

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
2002

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
2001

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
2000

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
1999

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
1998

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
1997

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
1996

Best Lawyers in America - NJ Workers' Compensation
Best Lawyers
1995

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Frank A Petro
Petro Cohen, P.C.
2111 New Road Suite 202
Northfield, NJ 08225
www.petrocohen.com
Office: 609-677-1700

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