Attorney Hanson's advice is well taken. Since they are adjoining state look for a firm that has offices in both. The shouldn't "double" charge you that way, charging only what is done in each state.
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You have venue problems bringing it to Illinois. If it's in the Northern District in Indiana, a dual licensed Joliet lawyer is a fine solution. If it's in the Southern, maybe you look around in Danville Illinois or Covington, IN. Remember, your RTS letter has a tight and inescapable timeline.
I think the location of the EEOC matter is less important than where you may sue the employer. In most cases, you will never even go to the EEOC's office, and out-of-state lawyers can deal with the EEOC (for example, I have had a case with the EEOC in Indiana). If the company has operations in Illinois, then you can sue them in Illinois (once you get the right to sue letter), which would be much more convenient for you.
I suggest you speak to an experienced employment lawyer to discuss this issue and the underlying facts of your case. Many of us will provide a free consultation.
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