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Susan Petro

Susan Petro

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  • Personal Injury, Products Liability
  • New Jersey
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Summary

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.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New Jersey
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Education
Rutgers School of Law-Camden
J.D. (1984)
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Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway
B.A. (1981)
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Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
Awards
Best Law Firm, Personal Injury, Tier 2 NJ
Best Lawyers
Named “Best of The (Atlantic City) Press” Attorney,
Press of Atlantic City
Professional Associations
Atlantic County Bar Association
President, 1998-1999/Member 1987-present
- Current
New Jersey State Bar # 044931984
Member
- Current
New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on the Unauthorized Practice of Law
Member
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Vincent S. Haneman Inn of Court
Barrister, Member
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Judicial Selection Committee of Atlantic County Bar Association
Member
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Websites & Blogs
Website
PetroCohen.com
Blog
What to Expect at Your Initial Consultation with Petro Cohen Petro Matarazzo
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Dressing Safely for Riding Your Motorcycle
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Safe Winter Driving
Blog
Premises Liability – Who is Responsible?
Blog
Protecting Yourself in Case of an Accident
Blog
Top Five Things to Consider Before Filing a Wrongful Death Claim
Blog
Third-Party Lawsuits and Workers’ Compensation
Blog
Catch-22 for Cyclists: Avoiding Traffic May Lead to “Dooring” Accidents
Blog
Spring Safety for Bicyclists and Pedestrians
Blog
As Winter Months Approach, NJ Highways Are Already Treacherous
Blog
Should Trenton Bring Back Red Light Cameras to Promote Safety in the Garden State?
Blog
Springtime Accidents Are All Too Common in New Jersey
Blog
Why it is Beneficial to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney Rather than Go Solo
Blog
Will Gaps in Medical Treatment Hurt Your Injury Case?
Blog
What Types of Damages Are Available after an Auto Accident?
Blog
What Are the Top Five Safe Boating Practices?
Social Media
Contact & Map
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The Executive Plaza
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Northfield, NJ 08225
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Telephone: (609) 677-1700
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Trenton Area
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Suite 111
Hamilton, NJ 08691
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Telephone: (609) 528-5621
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