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Selling Dealerships
  • Structuring Asset & Stock Purchase Agreements
  • Structuring Non-Competition Agreements - Personal & Business
  • Structuring Blue Sky Agreements - Personal Goodwill and Business Goodwill
  • Structuring Consulting Fee Agreements
  • Dealership Valuations
  • Checklists and Forms

Investing in Car Dealerships
  • Business Plan Analysis
  • Negotiation Process
  • Due Diligence
  • Factory and Finance Application Process
  • Takeover Checklists and Forms

Troubled Dealerships
  • Work-outs and Reorganizations
  • Out of Trust Workouts
  • Crisis & Interim Management Services
  • Upside-Down / Out-of-Round Advice
  • Creditor Advisory Services
  • Wind Down Management
  • Consultant to Receiver in Automotive Group Receivership
  • Consultant to Debtor – Chapters 11 Bankruptcy Reorganization
  • Consultant to Debtor – Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Liquidation
  • Debtor Advisory Services

  • Operating Dealerships
    • Fraud and Embezzlement Detection and Resolution
    • Employee Theft

    Litigation Support, Mediation and Arbitration

    Joshua J. Pico, B.A.


    JoshPicoMr. Pico started working with car dealers in 2006, as a consultant with Automotive Advisors of America, Inc., during which time he researched, analyzed and drafted prospectuses for the purchase and sale of dealerships and participated in a number of business closings involving both foreign and domestic dealerships.

    Mr. Pico is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University. While at Johns Hopkins Mr. Pico spent four years playing for the varsity lacrosse team and was a member of the team that won the NCAA National Championship in 2005. One of the perquisites of that undefeated ( 16 – 0 ) season was being invited to the White House and participating in the South Lawn Ceremonies where President Bush honored the Division 1 National Champions.

    As a Senior Consultant with Advising Automobile Dealerships LLC, in addition to assisting with the mergers and acquisitions of dealerships, Mr. Pico has researched and analyzed demographic, financial and product data in connection with appraisals and valuations of Honda, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, Toyota, Subaru, Chevrolet, Ford, Dodge, Chrysler-Jeep, Pontiac, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealerships.

    Mr. Pico is currently  a senior at Mercer School of Law, where he sits in the top five percent of his class and has received academic honors every semester he has been there. His research skills continue to be used on an independent contractor basis, where he has recently helped a dealer with respect to an eavesdropping/wiretapping case.

    In connection with his legal and product research, Mr. Pico has co-authored various industry articles such as:

    Mr. Pico believes in giving back to the community and during the 2006-2007 season, he volunteered his time as an assistant coach with the University of North Texas Lacrosse Team. In 2007 he was selected head coach of the Southlake Carroll High School Varsity Lacrosse Team, in Southlake, TX, a position which he has held for the past two lacrosse seasons.

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