Liz grew up in Henderson, NV. She attended CCSD schools from kindergarten through high school, where she graduated Valedictorian. She attended UNLV, where she graduated with a B.A. in Political Science with University Honors, Magna Cum Laude in 2008. In addition to being actively involved on campus, Liz served on the Executive Board of Alpha Xi Delta. In 2011, she earned a M.A. in Political Science at UNLV focusing in American Politics and Policy Studies. During her time at UNLV, Liz worked in the Office of Admissions, where she worked closely with students and their families to help them navigate the complex college application process. She then moved to the Office of Enrollment Services, where she worked as a Success Coach and Enrollment Services Counselor. There, she assisted university students with navigating and overcoming university challenges.
After completing her Master’s Degree, Liz and her now-husband moved across the country to attend Penn State Law. She became an active member of the law school campus, including serving in student government and on the executive board of multiple organizations. Additionally, Liz became a member of the Penn State Law Review, where she became a Comments Editor in her third year. Liz graduated in the top 10 of her class, and was inducted into the Woolsack Honor Society. She graduated Cum Laude in 2014.
After graduation, Liz and her husband returned to their hometown in Las Vegas. She was admitted to the State Bar of Nevada in October 2014.