Because they're smarter than anyone
Actually most lawyers aren't even paid nearly enough as what they're made out to be. Some make less than or as much as teachers. While yes it's true some do make up to 130,000+ a year, just know that the majority font
High crime rates
First, lawyers protect us as a mother from those who can break our rights and offend. The price for their services is deserved, because they help us to be more confident and teach us to uphold our rights or help solve complex legal situations.