Providence lawyer Sally Dowling has been appointed to chair the Rhode Island Judicial Nominating Commission by Gov. Gina Raimondo, the governor announced today.
Dowling, a lawyer at the Adler, Pollock and Sheehan law firm, has a long resume of public service in Rhode Island and was a onetime policy director for former Republican Gov. Edward DiPrete.
Dowling replaces Louise Durfee, whose term has expired.
``Sally’s years of experience in the legal field will be a tremendous asset to the commission,’’ said Raimondo in a statement..