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Essential Estate Experts is the podcast that demystifies and mythbusts the big questions in planning your legacy

Welcome to “Essential Estate Experts,” the estate planning podcast and ultimate resource for understanding estate planning and elder care law, brought to you by Screenfire Media. Our hosts, led by Marc Zasada, former on-air host for NPR, talk to renowned legal minds from coast to coast – the real experts who know the ins and outs of this topic for every region.

Listen to Essential Estate Experts on Spreaker, on your favorite podcast app, or on YouTube.

Our esteemed guests, the leading minds in estate planning and elder care law from across the nation, share their invaluable knowledge and insights. We provide an educational platform that offers practical advice on wills, trusts, probate, asset protection, elder abuse prevention, Medicare, and long-term care planning. Our discussions serve as a roadmap to safeguarding your legacy, loved ones, and long-term wealth.

No matter where you are in your estate planning journey, “Essential Estate Experts” caters to your needs. Whether you’re taking your initial steps, seeking fresh insights, or a seasoned professional hungry for continuing education, our show has you covered.

Join us on an enlightening journey through the world of estate planning and elder care law, one episode at a time. This is “Essential Estate Experts.”

Once again, you can tune to Essential Estate Experts on Spreaker, on your favorite podcast app, or on YouTube.


Marc Zasada

Marc Zasada, founder and managing director of Screenfire Media, has a long history in content & digital marketing, including extensive work in the financial and legal industries—where he has co-authored or edited dozens of articles and several books on estate planning and wealth management. Before founding Screenfire, Marc was the Editorial Solutions Architect for Lionbridge Global Digital Marketing, where he supported companies like Microsoft, Dell/EMC, Panasonic, Oracle, Sharp, Alcatel, ATT Wireless, MasterCard, and others. As a journalist, he has credits from the L.A. Times, NPR’s All Things Considered, San Francisco Chronicle, and many others. He is a former on-air commentator at NPR (KCRW-LA), former managing editor of the Los Angeles Downtown News, and former editor at Scribe Media. Marc is a graduate of Stanford University.

Chuck Ellis

Chuck Ellis is a media producer, and he has covered a lot of ground in his career. He’s worked on campaigns with ABC News, NPR, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Earwolf, and Conan O’Brien. As a content producer, he’s crafted marketing and messaging in the legal world, television, food safety, home decor, real estate, and healthcare industries. As a data-driven creative, he loves finding ways to make marketing a measurable and critical profit driver for his clients. When he’s not crafting market strategies or solving content problems, he can be found busting his knuckles on the 1964 Valiant in his workshop.

Max Porter

Max Porter has extensive experience in the marketing of estate planning firms, including management of YouTube channels, consumer messaging, and much more. In addition, he has broad experience in entertainment and technology marketing, including extensive SEM and SEO work across Google, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitch. He is a graduate of UCLA.

Essential Estate Experts is currently seeking guest interviews: If you are an attorney specializing in estate planning or elder law and would like to share your expertise with our audience, we would love to hear from you. Please fill out the form below to express your interest in appearing on the show.

Inquire About Appearing on Essential Estate Experts

Are you an attorney interested in appearing on Essential Estate Experts? Let's talk! Let us know what estate planning or elder law topic(s) you would like to discuss with our audience and we'll be in touch!

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