Law Practice

Josephine’s practice focuses on all aspects of civil litigation including product liability, personal injury, legal malpractice defense, and business litigation.

Prior to joining Cosgrave, Josephine worked as a student attorney for the Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project, where she represented prisoners in administrative hearings for alleged misconduct.

Education & Bar Admissions

Josephine earned her law degree from Boston University School of Law, where she was a member of the International Law Journal and a Distinguished Scholar.  She spent her final year of law school studying in Paris where she earned a master’s in European Union Law from University of Paris II Pantheon-Assas.  She graduated cum laude from Barnard College with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Human Rights.

Josephine is a member of the Oregon State Bar.

Professional

Member, Oregon Women Lawyers

Civic:

Volunteer, Blanchet House (Portland)

Personal:

In her free time, Josephine enjoys salsa dancing, yoga, and international travel.  After taking the bar exam, she spent several weeks backpacking through Columbia.

Recognition

Graduated with honors – University of Paris II Pantheon-Assas

Cum Laude, Dean’s List – Barnard College

Member – Boston University International Law Journal

Undergraduate Fellow – Forest Foundation