Elizabeth Ortiz is licensed to practice law in Mexico where she was born and raised. With more than 14 years of legal experience, she has demonstrated professionalism and knowledge in international affairs, international law and skills in legal research and international relations. Elizabeth holds a Bachelor's degree in Law from the Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez, a Bachelor's in International Business from the Unviersidad Autonona de Chihuahua, a Master's Degree in Business Administration, and a Master's Degree in Human Rights from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.
She gained experience in international legal assistance and extradition proceedings, by working at the Regional Attaché's Office of the Attorney General of Mexico in El Paso, Texas where she collaborated with the Western District of Texas Task Force, as well as the Liaison Offices of many U.S. Federal Agencies such as the U.S. Marshal Service, Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigations.
In 2013, Elizabeth worked for the Consulate General Of Mexico as the Consulate General's Assistant, but her enthusiasm to maintain her professional experience focusing on the legal field led her to the Department of Protection, where under the Mexican Capital Legal Assistance Program (MCLAP), she assisted criminal attorneys and capital mitigation specialists in cases where Mexican Nationals faced the death penalty.