NORTHFIELD, NJ – March 16, 2015 – Frank A. Petro of Petro Cohen has once again been recognized on the 2015 New Jersey Super Lawyers list for his legal work in the practice area of workers’ compensation. The nomination marks the eleventh consecutive year that Mr. Petro has been named on the prestigious list, which is limited to no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state.
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Mr. Petro is a founding partner at Petro Cohen, heading the workers’ compensation department for the firm. He is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Workers’ Compensation Law Attorney, which is the highest specialty certification available to New Jersey workers’ compensation lawyers and a distinction that Mr. Petro has held since the certification inception in 1998.
Mr. Petro was 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 also served as 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, and held the position of Treasurer from 2008 to 2012.
In addition to his recognition on the NJ Super Lawyer list, Frank Petro has been named on every “Best Lawyers in America®” list for New Jersey Workers’ Compensation since 1995. Mr. Petro also holds a preeminent “AV” rating from the world’s leading lawyer referral service, Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating available. Based on client and peer reviews, the Martindale-Hubbell rating reflects a combination of achieving a very high general ethical standards rating and a legal ability numerical rating, as well as exceptional scoring in the areas of communication ability, responsiveness, quality of service, and value for money.
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With offices in Northfield, Cherry Hill, Cape May Court House, and Hamilton, NJ, the law firm of Petro Cohen Attorneys at Law specializes in workers’ compensation, personal injury litigation, and Social Security disability law. For more information, visit PetroCohen.com or contact Susan Petro at (609) 677-1700.
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