Susan Petro
"In litigation, you don’t get a second chance."

Susan Petro

Susan Petro

Personal Injury

Attorney Susan Petro

A founding partner and current managing partner of the firm, Ms. Petro focuses on personal injury litigation and has more than 30 years of experience. She is bilingual, fluent in English and Spanish.  She is a former president of the Atlantic County Bar Association and served nine years as master in the Vincent S. Haneman America Inn of Court.

Ms. Petro has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University and received her law degree at Rutgers University School of Law.  Ms. Petro is a Phi Beta Kappa and has served on numerous boards and committees during her legal tenure.

  • Member of New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on the Unauthorized Practice of Law (2000 to 2008)
  • Member, NJ State Bar Association (1985-present)
  • Member Atlantic County Bar Association (1987-present/President, 1998-1999/Board of Directors, 1993-1997)
  • Member of Judicial Selection Committee of Atlantic County Bar Association (1995-2000)
  • Barrister with Vincent S. Haneman Inn of Court (1995 -2003/Executive Board Counselor, 2002-2003)
  • Named “Best of The (Atlantic City) Press” Attorney, 2007
  • Galloway Township Education Foundation, Board Member, Current President

Susan and her husband, Frank, are longtime residents of Galloway Township and have two grown children. Susan enjoys working out, shopping, and traveling with her family. As an education advocate, Susan has been a longtime supporter of the Galloway Township elementary and middle schools, and Absegami high school. She currently serves as the president of the Galloway Education Foundation.

For more information on personal injury, or to set up a free consultation, contact Ms. Petro at (888) 675-7607.

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

Susan has gone above and beyond for me, helped me, checked up on me, kept me informed, and, above all, she genuinely cared about what this accident did to my life and truly wanted to help.
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Michelle D.

Susan is honestly the best lawyer I have met and will fight for her clients…
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Dustin C.

My accident was a terrible experience, but Susan Petro made it as wonderful as she could by making the process as seamless and stress-free as possible.
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Dana C.

When I was seriously injured in a car accident, I had heard of Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo and seen their billboards, and was also referred to Susan Petro by a friend. After my experience, I would absolutely recommend Susan and her law firm.
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Nicole S.

Susan Petro represented me and got a good settlement for me…she was professional, courteous, informative, and made me feel very comfortable.
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Joseph C.

After working with the lawyers and staff at Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo, my husband and I feel that they are genuinely devoted and exceptional at what they do!
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Teresa C.

Susan was wonderful – guiding me through the process step-by-step. On a scale of one to 10, there is no question that Susan is a 10!
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Bill D.

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.

It was such a stressful time for me and my family – I had heard from friends and my sister that Petro Cohen law firm had the best lawyers and they were right!
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Jacqueline C.

The way my case was handled was of the utmost caliber!…I am now six-months out from surgery and I feel great. I have my life back!
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Penny L.

Petro Cohen was a godsend when it comes to my workers’ comp and personal injury cases!…It’s a great firm – I’ve been around – I know a lot of different lawyers and doctors – but these people are top notch.
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Jeffre C.

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.

From my first meeting with Petro Cohen, I felt very connected and knew I was in good hands.
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Myron C.

The healing process for both accidents; were very long and painful, but made easier by Susan’s caring and guidance.  Even when I was unsure of the prognoses, Susan was there every step of the way encouraging me and motivating me.
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Carrie G.

I was relatively new to the area so it was so helpful to find someone like Susan who was so well-connected and respected.  My settlement was much more than I expected. I have already referred a friend to Susan and she was also very happy with her outcome.
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Marian G.

From the very beginning, I received OUTSTANDING legal advice from Susan Petro.
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Joann D.

Susan Petro became a beacon of light at the end of my arduous tunnel.
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Diane T.


Why Work With PCPM?

  • Highest firm rating (A/V) from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Recognized by "Best Lawyers in America®" every year since 1995
  • Named in every (15) "NJ Super Lawyers®" survey for Workers' Compensation and 12 for Personal Injury