Henry Boyce, Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney, announced
today the addition of Jerrod Slayton as a new Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for
the Third District. Slayton, 31, of Jonesboro was sworn in by Third Judicial

District Circuit Judge Harold S. Erwin in the Jackson County courtroom Monday
afternoon.
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 home to Northeast Arkansas where he
maintains a private practice as well as now serving as a part-time deputy
prosecutor.
Boyce said, “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.”