For a first DUI, do I actually need a lawyer?

Question Details: My breath at arrest .17, BAC at station within 2 hours .16, also got reckless for over 21 mph speed limit during same arrest. I talked to a lawyer who said that here's no chance of jail time and I would probably get $600 fine, plus have to take classes. I was wondering if I can plea bargain for this same deal or is our system so corrupt that only a lawyer can do this for me? I'm up to my eyeballs in debt and I would prefer to not pay lawyer fees plus what ever debts I get from my charges.

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