It's a legal requirement you put your legal name on your paperwork. However, I have seen it done this way:
James Alan ("goes by" Keith) Smith
You have to put the words "goes by" in quotes. You have to write it exactly like I have it with the parenthesis too.
But it's better in the end to … Read more
I always followed Happy's advice.
And as I introduce myself. First and last name. If its ok people call me _______. Thank you.