Rules and Forms

Commission Hours 

Monday – Friday 8:30 am 5:00 pm, excluding State Holidays.

Please note, electronic filing at is available to all parties filing at the Commission.  

Please see Filing Procedures above. 

Commission Offices:

James R. Thompson Center
100 W. Randolph Street
Suite 5-100
Chicago, Illinois 60601


Sangamo Complex
1000 E. Converse Street
Suite 1232N
Springfield, Illinois 62702

Until further notice, all Administrative Law Section (ALS) motion calls will be conducted by telephone or virtually.  Parties are not expected to appear in person.  Parties are responsible for making sure the Commission has correct telephone numbers. Each Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) will communicate details on their Motion Call practice.  

For parties having motion calls before Judge Michael J. Evans or Judge Mariette Lindt, please call 312-814-6269 before your next scheduled appearance for important schedule information.

The electronic filing system is not intended to handle voluminous filings.  If you wish to file a motion with the Administrative Law Section (ALS) with extensive supporting documentation, you can file the motion itself electronically (meeting  any applicable deadlines), but you should send hard copies of the supporting documents to the Commission through U. S. mail.

Illinois Human Rights Act and Rules

  • On April 23, 2020, Governor JB Pritzker filed Executive Order 2020-30 with the Illinois Secretary of State, to allow, among other things, for electronic filing at the Commission through the time period set forth in the Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamations, as amended, and as in full force and effect.  Attached is Executive Order 2020-30.


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