Frank A. Petro

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Frank A. Petro

Attorney Frank Petro

22 Consecutive Years


13 Consecutive Years

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13 Consecutive Years


13 Consecutive Years

Mr. Petro is a founding partner and heads the workers’ compensation department of the firm.  He has limited his practice to handling workers’ compensation cases over 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 since its inception in 1998.  This is the highest specialty certification available to New Jersey workers’ compensation lawyers.

He has been named in Best Lawyers in America® since 1995 and is the only attorney in the Atlantic City metro who has this distinction. Mr. Petro also has  been selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyer® list for 12 consecutive years, an honor that no more than five percent of the State’s lawyers receive.

He has an “A/V” rating from the world’s leading lawyer referral service, Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Petro 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. 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 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 on every NJ Super Lawyers® list in the area of workers’ compensation (2005 to date)
  • 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

With offices in Northfield/Atlantic City, Cherry Hill, Cape May Court House, and the Hamilton Township/Trenton area, PCPM 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. Join Frank on Google+

Here are some excerpts from client testimonials about Frank Petro.  To read the full testimonial, click on any of the “Read more” links below.

If it wasn’t for Petro Cohen law firm, I would have been lost when I got injured at work!
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Bill D.

I have the utmost respect for Frank Petro.  He is a miracle worker and a great attorney with a big heart!
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Rose K.

From the beginning, Susan Petro and Frank Petro were top-notch.
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Amy S.

As an Emergency Room Nurse for 28 years, I appreciate people that know what they are doing and get the job done quickly.  And that’s what I got when I reached out to Petro Cohen…
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Ursula T.

I truly believe that if it hadn’t been for Frank Petro’s help in settling my workers’ compensation cases, I would have been destitute!
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Jacqueline C.

After having worked with Frank Petro on my workers’ compensation case, I can tell you that I would never use anybody else!
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Jan A.

I couldn’t thank the attorneys and staff at Petro Cohen enough in a million years!
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Dominic S.

My story is a long and painful one, which, thanks to Frank Petro and the law firm of Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo, has a happier ending that I ever could have dreamed!
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Tyrone W.

I am one of those people that had never even been in a lawyer’s office my entire life, but when I got hurt at work, I found myself in need of legal assistance and, boy, am I grateful that I found the Petro Cohen law firm!
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Rita M.

I would gladly recommend Frank Petro, Susan Petro, and Petro Cohen law firm to anyone!
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Myron C.

I have been so pleased with Frank Petro and have such a high confidence level in him, that I repeatedly referred friends and coworkers.
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John E.

I have used Frank several times over the years and have referred at least 30 other friends and co-workers, who have also referred their friends. I would whole-heartedly refer Frank Petro again and again.
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Charles (Butch) E.



Why Work With PCPM?

  • Highest firm rating (A/V) from Martindale-Hubbell
  • 22 Consecutive years of recognition by "Best Lawyers in America®"
  • Named in every (12) "NJ Super Lawyers®" survey for Workers' Compensation and 9 for Personal Injury