Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney's office adds new attorney

Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney's office adds new attorney
Jerrod Slayton swearing in (Source: Henry Boyce's Office)

JACKSON COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - The Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney announced Tuesday the addition of a new deputy attorney.

Henry Boyce, Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney, announced Tuesday, the addition of Jerrod Slayton as a new Deputy Prosecuting Attorney.

Slayton, 31, of Jonesboro was sworn in by Third Judicial District Circuit Judge Harold S. Erwin in the Jackson County courtroom Monday afternoon.

In a press release, Boyce's office says Slayton is a graduate of the University of Arkansas William H. Bowen School of Law and has been a licensed attorney for five years.

He began his practice in Fayetteville and returned to Northeast Arkansas where he maintains a private practice as well as now serving as a part-time deputy prosecutor.

"I am very proud to bring Jerrod into service of the people of the Third Judicial District.  He is a seasoned attorney who brings character to the task, Boyce said."

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