Troy Slaten is an associate attorney with the Law Offices of Floyd, Skeren, & Kelly, LLP in our firm's Calabasas headquarters location. He is the managing attorney of the firm's criminal defense practice.
Mr. Slaten earned his Bachelor's Degree, with honors, in English Literature from The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He went on to earn his Juris Doctorate at Pepperdine University School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Slaten actively participated on the honors Trial Team winning awards at various trial competitions.
Before devoting his efforts to practice criminal defense, Mr. Slaten began his legal career working for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office. At the DA's office, he was involved in the prosecution of various felonies and misdemeanors ranging from complex fraud cases to drug, theft, and sex cases.
Mr. Slaten is certified to administer and evaluate Field Sobriety Tests (FSTs) by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA). He is certified on the Alcosensor Preliminary Alcohol Screening (PAS) device commonly used in DUI investigations. He regularly attends seminars and lectures on criminal defense and
DUI defense. He is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, National College of DUI Defense, California DUI Lawyers Association, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Criminal Courts Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Los Angeles Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.
Mr. Slaten is licensed to practice law in all the courts of The State of California, as well as in The District of Columbia.