I feel this topic could have been settled by simply asking: has anyone ever even tried basket weaving?!
Sure. Sounds simple. But you need to know the right materials to use and how to prep them! It requires a great dose of dexterity and/or tiny hands! It takes patience. It requires having control and precision over the needle enough so you don't stab yourself! In short, if our comparable for an easy task is basket weaving, pretty much everything must be hard (or...maybe I am just bad at crafts).
There does seem to be a lot of dissatisfaction expressed in this profession. As an example, some Crowns in AB have recently (but pre-pandemic) expressed such dissatisfaction to the media: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/alberta-crown-prosecutors-justice-government-1.5393024
And here is a response from defence counsel who used to be a Crown: https://calgary-law.ca/blog/stop-your-whinging-alberta-justice-in-crisis/. In this response, the author gives an important reminder that making between $100k - $200k is actually a lot of money and those earning that type of money (which I assume is the vast majority of lawyers at least 5 years out) should be grateful.
I am now in my 5th year and I am very satisfied with this profession.