Attorney Profile:

Mr. Frank A. Petro

Mr. Frank A. Petro: Attorney with Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo

Biography

Mr. Petro heads the Workers' Compensation Department of the firm. He has limited his practice to handling workers' compensation cases for the past 35+ 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 1994 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 is 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 has 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—), 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 (1994—); Named in every New Jersey issue of "Super Lawyers" in the area of workers' compensation (1995—).

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.

(Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Workers' Compensation Law Attorney)

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Workers Compensation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
888-675-7606 ext. 14  Phone
609-677-1790  Fax
www.petrocohen.com
University Attended:
American University, B.S., cum laude, 1973
Law School Attended:
Rutgers University Law School, J.D., 1976
Year of First admission:
1976
Admission:
1976, New Jersey
Memberships:
National Trustee for the American Inns of Court Foundation (Member, 2004); National Treasurer for the American Inns of Court Foundation (Member, 2008-2012). Atlantic County Bar Association (Co-Chairman, Workers Compensation Section, 1987); New Jersey State Bar Association (Executive Committee, Workers Compensation Section, 1987; Member, Judicial Selection Committee, New Jersey Workers' Compensation Section); New Jersey Workers' Compensation American Inn of Court (President).
Birth Information:
Princeton, New Jersey, August 12, 1951
Certifications:
(Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Workers' Compensation Law Attorney )
ISLN:
904462461

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 2 reviews
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 05/23/14 in Workers Compensation

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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 05/22/14 in Workers Compensation

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Client Reviews

  • 4.4/5.0 2 reviews
  • 100% client recommended 2 recommendations
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  • 4.8/5.0 on 03/02/11

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  • 4.0/5.0 on 11/03/10

    Best Service I could hope for, Only problem with this firm is that its very hard to get to speak with him personally. You have to speak to the paralegal and thats not rig... Read more

    Best Service I could hope for, Only problem with this firm is that its very hard to get to speak with him personally. You have to speak to the paralegal and thats not right since your paying the Lawyers.

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