AALS (the Association of American Law Schools) conducted extensive research into why and when people decide to go to law school. The results are interesting and worth noting. A relative is considered the most important motivator in making the decision to go to law school and public service opportunities is a major reason for becoming a lawyer!
Think back to your decision time! What were you thinking?
Read the Highlights here https://www.aals.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/BJDReportsHghlights.pdf