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Cosgrave associates, Lea Schneider and Joshua Dennis recently tried a pro bono wrongful death case before a jury in Multnomah County Circuit Court.  Lea and Josh represented the estate of a Guatemalan woman who was murdered by her husband in 2008.  The civil case sat in abatement for nearly 8 years while the defendant exhausted his criminal appeals.  After a 3 day trial in early November, the jury returned a verdict in favor of the estate and awarded the woman’s family approximately $115,000 in economic damages and $2,500,000 in non-economic damages.