Mr. Frank A. Petro (Northfield, New Jersey)
Mr. Frank A. Petro (Northfield, New Jersey)

Mr. Frank A. Petro

AV Preeminent

Free initial consultation

Licensed for 43 years

Serving Northfield, NJ (view address)

Mr. Frank A. Petro

Free initial consultation

Serving Northfield, NJ (view address)

About Mr. Frank A. Petro

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 1995 as one of New Jersey's top workers' compensation lawyers. He has an "AV" rating from the world's leading lawyer referral service,… Read more
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 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 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 (1995—); Named in every New Jersey issue of "Super Lawyers" in the area of workers' compensation (2005-). 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. Read less
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Areas of Law

  • Workers Compensation

Attorney Reviews

  • 4.4/5.0 2 reviews

Communication

4.0

Responsiveness

3.5

Quality of Service

5.0

Value for Money

5.0
  • Workers Compensation

    Client Review  |  March 02, 2011

  • Workers Compensation

    Client Review  |  November 03, 2010

    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.

    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. Read less


Legal Community Activity & Contributions

  • Common Wear and Tear Among Health Care Workers

    Jan, 31 2019 | Personal Injury, Workers Compensation

    The physical demands of working in the health care industry are frequently underappreciated and overlooked. Whether in a hospital setting, long term care center, or residential facility, health care workers are frequently responsible for lifting and moving patients and moving around heavy equipment (and, of course, spend virtually all of their time on their feet). […]

  • Could My Lower Back Pain Be a Repetitive Stress Injury?

    Nov, 15 2018 | Workers Compensation

    Lower back pain is an increasingly prevalent problem in American society. Roughly 31 million Americans suffer from lower back pain at any given time, and surgeries for lower back pain are increasingly on the rise. Figuring out the cause of lower back pain can be a difficult endeavor. For many people, there is not a […]

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Credentials

Position

Partner

Admission Details

Admitted in 1976, New Jersey

Law School Attended
Rutgers University Law School

Class of 1976
J.D.

University Attended

American University
Class of 1973
B.S.
cum laude

Birth Information

Born in 1951
Princeton, New Jersey, August 12, 1951

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

Payment Information

Other Information
Free Initial Consultation

Location Details

Mr. Frank A. Petro: Partner at Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo

Northfield

The Executive Plaza2111 New Road, Suite 202
Northfield, NJ  08225
U.S.A.

Fax:

609-677-1790

Office Hours:

  • Monday 08:30 AM - 05:30 PM
  • Tuesday 08:30 AM - 05:30 PM
  • Wednesday 08:30 AM - 05:30 PM
  • Thursday 08:30 AM - 05:30 PM
  • Friday 08:30 AM - 05:30 PM
  • Saturday By appointment
  • Sunday By appointment

Attorney FAQs

Is this attorney Martindale-Hubbell Client Review rated?
Yes, Mr. Frank A. Petro has a 4.4 Client Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
How many attorneys are in this law firm?
Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo has 7 attorneys at this location.
Does this attorney maintain a practice in more than one location?
Yes, Mr. Frank A. Petro has a presence in Hamilton, NJ; Cape May Court House, NJ and Cherry Hill, NJ.
Does this attorney maintain any other responsibilities in the firm outside of legal work?
Mr. Frank A. Petro is the Managing Partner of the firm.
What year was this attorney's law firm established?
Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo was established in 1998.

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