Liz Kameen earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Maryland College, Scranton, Pennsylvania and a Masters in Education/Counseling from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She graduated from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1983. After completing a federal judicial in the United States District Court of Maryland, she entered private practice in Baltimore, Maryland as a litigator with the firm of Kaplan, Heyman, Greenberg, Engleman and Belgrad. Later she joined the firm of Brown, Goldstein and Levy. In 1989, she joined the Office of the Attorney General of Maryland. There she practiced health care law and became Senior Counsel to the Maryland Medicaid Program.
In 2004, she transferred to the Education Division and provided advice and counsel to the Maryland State Department of Education and the Maryland School for the Deaf. In doing so, she returned to her roots in education, having previously been a high school teacher, the Coordinator of Funding and Legislative Services, and the Director of Funding and Evaluation for a large educational agency in Pennsylvania. In 2005, the Attorney General appointed her Principal Counsel to the Maryland State Board of Education and the Maryland State Department of Education.