Matthew Kleiman

Matthew Kleiman, Ph.D., is a Principal Court Research Consultant with the National Center for State Courts in Williamsburg, Va. He has worked extensively in the U.S. and abroad on projects relating to the development of resource assessment models for judicial officers, court staff, prosecutors and public defenders. Specifically, he served as project director for the development of staffing standards for the allocation and projection of future resource needs in Alabama, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, Virginia, Bulgaria, Ontario (Canada), Kosovo, Serbia, and the West Bank. Additionally, he recently worked on a project focused on the impact of interpreter activity on judicial workload in Virginia.  His research emphasizes the development of tools for justice system partners to effectively and efficiently manage their organizations. Recent work has focused on strategic planning, caseflow management, and the implementation of court specific performance measures.  He holds a doctorate in political science from Michigan State University.