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Frank A Petro

Workers compensation Attorney at Northfield, NJ

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  • Licensed for 47 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 1976
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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' c0mpensation, 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.

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.  Since 2008, he has served 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 (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 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 date).
  • 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 to date); Named in every New Jersey issue of "Super Lawyers" in the area of workers' compensation (2005-to date).
  • A/V rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the world's leading referral service. The AV rating is reserved for less than 10% of lawyers who are considered preeminent in their fields.

For more information on workers' compensation in Atlantic City, Cherry Hill, Cape May Court House, Northfield and the surrounding areas of Central and Southern New Jersey contact, Mr. Petro at.

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Location

Petro Cohen, P.C.
2111 New Rd
#202
Northfield, NJ, 08225
Petro Cohen, P.C.
1814 E NJ-70
#336
Cherry Hill, NJ, 08003
Petro Cohen, P.C.
100 Horizon Center Blvd
#111
Hamilton, NJ, 08691
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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Education

  • Rutgers University
  • J.D.
  • 1976

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Medical Professional Receives Significant Compensation Award
  • He received a compensation Award of permanent partial disability entitling him to 360 weeks of compensation benefits (tax-free weekly rate of $619) totalling $222,840, and the right to re-open his claim within two years of the last payment date.
  • Casino Worker Receives Two Awards of Compensation for Workplace Accidents
  • After his first accident, he received compensation of $23,442. As a result of a subsequent accident, he received compensation of $56,673. The Award also entitles him to future benefits if his condition worsens within two years of last payment date.
  • Casino Worker Awarded Permanent Disability Benefits
  • Initially, she received compensation for 450 weeks at 70% of her weekly wage. After re-opening the claim, she was entitled to lifetime compensation (70% of weekly wage)/ 100% permanent total disability and is entitled to lifetime medical treatment
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Associations

  • American Inns of Court Foundation
  • National Trustee
  • 2004 - Present
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Justice James H. Coleman, Jr. New Jersey Workers’ Compensation American Inn of Court
  • President
  • N/A
  • American Inns of Court Foundation
  • National Treasurer
  • 2008 - 2012
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Best Law Firm, Workers’ Compensation Law, Tier 1 NJ
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Best Lawyers in America, NJ Workers' Compensation
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2022
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2021
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2021
  • Best Law Firm, Workers’ Compensation Law, Tier 2 NJ
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Best Lawyers in America, NJ Workers' Compensation
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2020
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2020
  • Best Law Firm, Workers’ Compensation Law, Tier 2 NJ
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2020
  • Best Lawyers in America, NJ Workers' Compensation
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2019
  • Best Lawyers in America, NJ Workers' Compensation
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Best Law Firm, Workers’ Compensation Law, Tier 2 NJ
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2019
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2019
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • 2018
  • Best Law Firm, Workers’ Compensation Law, Tier 2 NJ
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2018
  • Best Lawyers in America, NJ Workers' Compensation
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2018
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2017
  • Best Law Firm, Workers’ Compensation Law, Tier 2 NJ
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America, NJ Workers' Compensation
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Best Law Firm, Workers’ Compensation Law, Tier 1 NJ
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2016
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2016
  • Best Lawyers in America, NJ Workers' Compensation
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Best Lawyers in America, NJ Workers' Compensation
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2015
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2015
  • Best Law Firm, Workers’ Compensation Law, Tier 1 NJ
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Best Law Firm, Workers’ Compensation Law, Tier 1 NJ
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Best Lawyers in America, NJ Workers' Compensation
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2014
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2013
  • Best Lawyers in America, NJ Workers' Compensation
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Best Law Firm, Workers' Compensation Law, Tier 1, NJ
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2013
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2012
  • Best Law Firm, Workers' Compensation Law, Tier 1, NJ
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Best Lawyers in America, NJ Workers' Compensation
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2012
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012
  • Best Law Firm, Workers' Compensation Law, Tier 1, NJ
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Best Lawyers in America, NJ Workers' Compensation
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2011
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2011
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2010
  • Best Law Firm, Workers' Compensation Law, Tier 1, NJ
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2010
  • Best Lawyers in America, NJ Workers' Compensation
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2010
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2009
  • Best Lawyers in America, NJ Workers' Compensation
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2009
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2008
  • Best Lawyers in America, NJ Workers' Compensation
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2007
  • Best Lawyers in America, NJ Workers' Compensation
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2007
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2007
  • Best Lawyers in America, NJ Workers' Compensation
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2006
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2006
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2006
  • Best Lawyers in America, NJ Workers' Compensation
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2005
  • Super Lawyer
  • 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
  • Certified Workers' Compensation Law Attorney
  • New Jersey Supreme Court
  • N/A
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Northfield Workers compensation Lawyer Frank A Petro
Frank A Petro
Workers compensation Attorney
Northfield, NJ
Licensed for 47 years
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