Troy Slaten, a criminal defense attorney at Floyd, Skeren & Kelly, is a partner and... more
Troy Slaten, a criminal defense attorney at Floyd, Skeren & Kelly, is a partner and the managing attorney of the firm's criminal defense practice. Located at the Beverly Hills Criminal Defense headquarters office, Mr. Slaten graduated with honors from the University of Californa, Los Angeles (UCLA) and continued his education at Pepperdine University School of Law, there earning his Juris Docto... view profile
If you are suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you may be arrested for DUI (driving under the influence). Depending on the state, the specific crime is also called DWI (driving while intoxicated), OUI (operating under the influence), or OWI (operating while intoxicated). A DUI conviction has serious consequences (for example, losing your driving privileges); but an experienced DUI attorney can often get the charges dropped or reduced, or may be able to negotiate lesser penalties depending on your circumstances and your past history.