Troy Slaten

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Troy Slaten
Born Troy William Slaten
(1975-02-21) February 21, 1975 (age 42)
Los Angeles, California
Other names Troy Slaten
Occupation Actor, attorney, legal analyst
Years active 1982–1999 (acting) 2005–present (attorney) 2012–present (legal analyst)

Troy William Slaten (born February 21, 1975) is an American actor and practicing attorney.

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Slaten was born in Los Angeles, California. He starred in a couple of television series in supporting roles during the 1980s and the 1990s. He was on the 1980s CBS series Cagney & Lacey as Michael Lacey, one of the on-screen children of Mary Beth Lacey (Tyne Daly) and Harvey Lacey Sr.(John Karlen), and later, he appeared in the series Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad as Amp. His most memorable role was on the Fox series Parker Lewis Can't Lose as Jerry Steiner.[1]

Slaten graduated from UCLA with Honors earning a B.S. degree in English Literature, earned a law degree from Pepperdine University's School of Law, and, as of 2005, had become an attorney practicing criminal law and litigation in Southern California.[2] A Partner with the Law Offices of Floyd, Skeren, & Kelly, LLP,[3] Slaten was working in the firm's Beverly Hills criminal headquarters location, as of 2016, as the managing attorney of the firm's criminal defense practice.[4][5]

Slaten appeared on Ken Reid's TV Guidance Counselor podcast on June 15, 2016.

Slaten is a sought after legal analyst for major broadcast networks including Fox News Channel, CNN, CNN's HLN, CBS, NBC, and CNN International. He is a frequent guest on many cable news shows including Nancy Grace, Dr. Drew, Happening Now, The O'Riley Factor, Sheppard Smith Reporting, and Primetime Justice.[6]

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