Mr. Pickett holds memberships in the State Bar real estate section, the construction law and commercial lease subsections, the American Bar Association, and the ABA Forum of the Construction Industry and the real estate and tax sections. Mr. Pickett has lectured for the California Continuing Education of the Bar and has been a speaker at various seminars on real estate and construction subjects. He leads many training programs for commercial real estate brokers. He participates on the executive board for the Pacific Skyline Council Boy Scouts of America and was a founder of PilotLegis, an RPG E&O insurance company and continues to serve on its board of directors. Previously, he served on the board of directors for California Security Bank and held membership in the National Construction Industry Dispute and Resolution Task Force.