When clients secure the services of a DC Tax attorney for a case involving litigation, the prospect of trying a case in court always looms large.  Contrary to public perception, however, there are many other potential avenues to achieving resolution.  Negotiation, arbitration, and mediation are all available strategies that can be used to resolve a case.  Furthermore, they can often be used to achieve a resolution that is preferable to all parties involved.  Litigation can be an expensive and unpredictable endeavor.  A good attorney knows that, in many cases, avoiding the courtroom is the best way to represent a client.