Read some publications on alternative career opportunities for folks with a J.D.  Perhaps you can achieve a fulfilling career path by spending less time and money.  Also, take a look at the essay titled "Alternatives to Law School for Those Who Want to Be Lawyers" at  The article discusses the “rampant dissatisfaction among lawyers” and the pros and cons of virtual law classrooms.  The article also covers apprenticeship programs as a substitute for law school.     
    Remember, many lawyers love the profession and it's "helping" aspects.  You might love it also.  And even though law school is oftentimes difficult, 40,000 people graduate every year.  You can too!