Troy Slaten

Troy Slaten serves as the managing attorney of our criminal defense practice at Floyd, Skeren & Kelly, LLP. He is an associate attorney at our firm, and works out of our Beverly Hills headquarters. Attorney Slaten has a valuable background of working as a former prosecutor for the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office. In his role at the DA's office, he prosecuted a broad spectrum of misdemeanor and felony cases, such as theft, drug, and sex crimes, and complex fraud cases. His knowledge of the prosecution side of the criminal justice system serves as a great advantage when he is handling criminal defense DUI cases.

Mr. Slaten has built an impressive professional reputation, having received notable honors such as the following:

  • Membership in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating
  • Membership to the National College of DUI Defense

Due to his high level of legal acumen, Mr. Slaten has appeared on the CNN's HLN "On the Case" with Vinnie Politan to discuss current legal topics. He regularly attends seminars in order to remain current within his areas of practice, and regularly lectures on matters related to DUI and criminal defense.

Attorney Slaten has advanced training in the area of DUI defense, as he is certified in the administration of field sobriety tests (FSTs) by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP). He also has an Alco-Sensor Preliminary Alcohol Screening (PAS) certification. The Alco-Sensor PAS is a portable breath testing device that is commonly used by law enforcement when testing drivers for impairment.

"Troy Slaten has got to be the best lawyer in Los Angeles. He helped me with an old issue from almost 20 years ago and got it cleared up in short order. If you need a criminal attorney that stands up for his clients then pick Troy." - J.D.

Mr. Slaten obtained his Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine University School of Law. During his time at law school, he was an active participant on the honors Trial Team, and he won awards at many competitions. Prior to law school, Mr. Slaten graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a bachelor's degree in English Literature, with honors.

Today, Attorney Slaten uses his wealth of knowledge and experience in DUI defense and criminal defense to help his clients protect their futures. He is licensed to practice law in California's state courts, as well as in the District of Columbia (D.C.).


  • 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
  • American Bar Association