Meet Our Team

Jeffrey Thorpe

Research Analyst II

Superior, State, Probate, ADR

404.656.6413


Jeffrey Thorpe has been with the AOC since February 2016. While at the AOC, Jeffrey has worked on various casecount initiatives for trial courts and the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution. Additionally, Jeffrey works on international projects and serves as the international liaison for visitors to our office. Furthermore, staffs the Standing Committee on Judicial Workload Assessment that focuses on caseload reporting, the Judicial Workload Assessment, and circuit boundary requests. Jeffrey is a member of the Georgia Council for Court Administrators.

Matthew Bishop

Research Analyst II

Juvenile, Municipal

404.463.1319


Matthew Bishop has been with the AOC since 2016. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Berry College and his Master’s degree in Economics from Georgia State University. Before joining the AOC, Matthew spent 4 years teaching secondary Mathematics. At the AOC, Matthew serves as the Juvenile and Municipal Courts expert. Also, Matthew staffs the Standing Committee on Judicial Workload Assessment and is a member of the Georgia Council for Court Administrators.

Callie Weir

Research Analyst II

Magistrate, Accountability Courts

404.463.6887


Callie Weir has been with the AOC since April 2017. She serves the Council of Accountability Court Judges as a dedicated research analyst. In that capacity, she drafts statewide reports, court reports, and data manuals. Additionally, Callie staffs the Standing Committee on Judicial Workload Assessment and is a member of the Georgia Council for Court Administrators. Callie earned her J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law and her LLM from The George Washington University Law School.

Shimike Dodson

Research Analyst II

Magistrate and State Courts

404.656.2614


Shimike joined the AOC in September 2017. While at the AOC, Shimike works on the annual caseload collection project, as well as, the annual clearance rate excellence award project. She is a member of the Georgia Council of Court Administrators. Before joining the AOC, Shimike worked in the states Attorney General office gaining investigative analyst experience. Shimike earned her master's degree in Public Administration from South University and bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Georgia State University.