Katrina Dennis, a partner with Saul Ewing LLP, has been appointed by Gov. Larry Hogan to the Appellate Courts Judicial Nominating Commission. The commission nominates candidates for judges of the Court of Appeals and the Court of Special Appeals and is composed of 17 members. Dennis is one of 12 members appointed by the governor; the remaining five members are elected by the Maryland State Bar Association. She will serve a four-year term.